Brown Rice Surprise

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 cup quick cooking brown rice
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 lbs fresh broccoli floretsp
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded image placeholder

Place walnuts on small baking sheet and bake at 350° F for 6-8 minutes or until toasted.

In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.

Add the rice and stir. Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and simmer until liquid absorbs, about 7-8 minutes.

Place broccoli in a microwave safe casserole dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Cover and cook on high power for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Spoon rice onto a serving platter. Top with broccoli. Sprinkle walnuts over broccoli and top with cheese.

Servings: 4
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member