Cheesy Broccoli Alfredo Rice

Perfect for busy days when you don’t have time to cook, this comforting and cheesy multi-grain rice bowl with Alfredo sauce is delicious and simple to prepare.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 mins
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TOTAL TIME 10 mins


  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley Rice
  • 1 cup small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup prepared Alfredo sauce
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley


  • Ready in just 10 minutes, this tasty multi-grain rice bowl is topped with broccoli, Cheddar, Alfredo sauce and fresh parsley! Simply heat, combine and enjoy.

    Step 1

  • Microwave rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Toss together broccoli, Cheddar, Alfredo sauce and 1 tbsp water in microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, venting to allow some air to escape. Microwave on High for 1 to 2 minutes or until broccoli is tender and cheese is melted.

    Step 3

  • Serve broccoli mixture over rice; sprinkle with parsley.

  • Tips

    For a variation, substitute tomato sauce for Alfredo sauce.

    Top with extra protein such as cooked chicken, beef, or tofu.

    The Ready to Serve Multi-grain Medley can be swapped out for Brown Rice or traditional White Rice.

Quick and Hearty 

In the mood for something delicious and creamy but just don’t have the time to make an elaborate meal? We’re here to help. Using Minute® Ready to Serve Rice cups you can make meals using quality ingredients in no time! 

For this recipe, we’ve chosen a Multi-Grain Medley of brown Rice, flaxseed, quinoa and chia seeds made with no preservatives so you can enjoy a filling base of whole grains and fiber that heat up in just 1 minute. Next, combine the broccoli with Cheddar cheese and your favorite store-bought Alfredo sauce. It’s as simple as that! 

Start with easy recipes like this or a Spicy Hummus Rice Bowl using Ready to Serve Rice cups and then get creative using our No Recipe Recipe formula. Make quality meals anytime, anywhere with the ingredient you like best! 

Meal for one

Add this recipe idea to your list of meals you can make for one. As the Ready to Serve Rice comes in perfectly portioned, single-serving cups all you need to do is add in your ingredients and you’ve got a meal for one ready to go. Forget the hassle of doing lots of dishes or reheating yesterday’s leftovers, check out more meal ideas for one!