This Broccoli Rice is easy to make from simple ingredients and fast to prepare. Super versatile, this low carb rice will be a staple for many dishes in your household. Naturally vegan and so satisfying in taste and texture.
If you like broccoli, you’ve enjoyed easy dishes that the whole family will love.
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Why you should try this Broccoli Rice
There are so many reasons why you should make this easy recipe. It is:
- super easy
- made with simple 3 ingredients
- packed with flavor and great texture
Also you get step by step instructions showing you the best techniques. It is the only recipe you will need.
What you need for this Broccoli Rice recipe
- Broccoli florets
How to make Broccoli Rice
Give the broccoli florets into a food processor. Pulse until you have a rice like texture or your desired texture.
If your broccoli was wet, drain the rice using a colander or cheesecloth until any excess liquid is removed.
Next heat oil in a pan. Add broccoli rice season with garlic, salt and pepper. Fry for around 5 minutes, then serve in bowls or on plates.
If you don’t have a food processor, no problem. Just grate the broccoli with the coarse side of your grater. Please make always sure to use raw broccoli, cooked broccoli won’t work.
In the blender
You can even use your blender. Put broccoli florets in it and use the pulse function or simply a 30 second setting. Mix until you have the desired texture. Depending on the size of your machine, make the rice in batches.
If a knife is the only tool you have on hand, simply chop the florets in small and very fine pieces. What you will get is a chunkier texture but it is absolutely delicious as well.
Add the broccoli rice in a heatproof dish with a lid on top. There is no need to add any fat. Microwave for 3 minutes on high, or until it has the right texture. Season with salt and pepper and mix in garlic.
Meal prep: you can prepare this dish in advance and store it in an airtight container for around 3 days in the fridge.
Can I freeze this? You absolutely can, but I would recommend thawing it completely before using. If needed, drain any excess liquid and then use one of my techniques to prepare it.
I always like to see all your remakes and uses.
- 3 small heads broccoli, cut into florets
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- salt, pepper to taste
- Give the broccoli florets into a food processor. Pulse until you have a rice like texture or your desired texture.
- If your broccoli was wet, drain the rice using a colander or cheesecloth until any excess liquid is removed.
- Next heat oil in a pan. Add broccoli rice season with garlic, salt and pepper. Fry for around 5 minutes, then serve in bowls or on plates.
Nutrition Information:Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 180Total Fat: 16.6gSaturated Fat: 2.3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13.5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 43mgCarbohydrates: 7.5gFiber: 3.5gSugar: 1.4gProtein: 2.5g