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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Cheesy Broccoli Alfredo Rice

Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 2 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 2 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley
  • 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 5 minutes, this tasty multi-grain rice bowl is topped with broccoli, Cheddar, Alfredo sauce and fresh parsley. Simply heat, combine, and enjoy!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

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

    Step 3

  • Serve broccoli mixture over rice, sprinkled with parsley.

    Recipe Tips

    Give this dish a different spin by using tomato sauce instead of the Alfredo sauce called for in the recipe.

    For a boost of protein, top this rice bowl with cooked chicken, beef, or tofu.

    The Minute® Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley used in this recipe can be swapped out for our Minute® Brown Rice or traditional Minute® White Rice.

Quick and Hearty

Are you 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 delicious meals with quality ingredients in no time! 

For this recipe, we’ve chosen our preservative-free Minute® Multi-Grain Medley with brown rice, flaxseed and quinoa. It provides a filling base of whole grains and fiber and heats up in just 1 minute. Next, we’ve added broccoli and Cheddar cheese along with your favorite store-bought Alfredo sauce. It’s as simple as that! 

Start with easy recipes like this, or a Spicy Hummus Rice Bowl, made with Minute® Ready to Serve Rice cups, and then get creative using our No Recipe Recipes guide. It’s easier than you think to make quality meals anytime, anywhere with the ingredients you like best! 

Meal for One

Add this recipe to your list of meals you can make for one. Since our Minute® 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 in minutes. For more meal ideas for one, read our handy tips. 

If you’d like to make meals for your weekly meal prep, try this 15 Minute Chicken and Rice Dinner. Or, try our Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Broccoli.

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