Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Rice

With a flavorful combination of ham, broccoli, cheese sauce and Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice this speedy meal is perfect for both lunch and dinner.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 Mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 5 Mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 15 Mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 Mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 5 Mins
Servings
SERVES 1
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 Mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup jarred cheese sauce
  • 1 slice ham, diced

Instructions

  • Step 1

  • Microwave rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine broccoli, cheese sauce and ham in microwave safe dish on HIGH heat for 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through.

    Step 3

  • Serve broccoli mixture over rice.

    Recipe Tip

    For extra cheesy rice, sprinkle with your favorite shredded or crumbled cheese.

Recipes with Broccoli and Cheese

There are some foods that just seem to pair perfectly together like chicken and rice, peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, and definitely broccoli and cheese. These two ingredients share the spotlight with Minute® Ready to Serve White Rice in this Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Rice for an anytime meal that will be ready in the blink of an eye.

This recipe calls for jarred cheese sauce and frozen broccoli florets, tasty and convenient shortcuts that are also a perfect match for diced ham.

Broccoli and cheese is a family-favorite flavor combo that makes cooking a little easier. With the addition of a hearty rice base, you can turn a few simple pantry ingredients into a Broccoli Rice Casserole, a comforting No Cream Creamy Broccoli Soup, or a tasty side like this Cheesy Broccoli Alfredo Rice.

Whether you decide to go with fresh, frozen, steamed, or roasted broccoli, these recipes are sure to become part of your weekly rotation! Pair with your favorite cheese, cheese blend, or cheese sauce along with rice and you’ve got a tasty meal every time.

Pantry Staples To Keep on Hand

At Minute® Rice, we’re here to help. Make sure to add these four pantry ingredients to your shopping list so that you can be prepared for when you need a simple lunch on the go, filling snack or even double or triple this recipe and make it a simple dinner option! With a few ingredients, this recipe is an excellent meal idea to keep in your back pocket for when you need it.