Broccoli Rice Recipe

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This super easy broccoli rice recipe is full of flavor and perfect for a healthy diet. Whether keto, low-carb, paleo, or vegetarian, it makes the perfect side dish.

Broccoli rice recipe.
Broccoli rice.

Note: The recipe is not suitable for frozen broccoli. Fresh is best.

This Broccoli Rice recipe makes four servings. 1 serving is approximately 100g/3.5oz and has 4g net carbs.

Broccoli Rice Ingredients

Broccoli Rice Ingredients
Broccoli rice ingredients.
  • 1.2 pounds of Broccoli, two medium heads
  • 2 tablespoons of Salted Butter
  • ½ teaspoon of Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of Pepper, ground

How to Make Broccoli Rice

How to make Broccoli Rice
How to make broccoli rice.
  1. Cut the broccoli into small florets and the stalk into small pieces. Ensuring that you trim off any brown edges from the stalk.
  2. Place the broccoli into your food processor and blend until it resembles the texture of rice. You may need to do this in a couple of batches to avoid overloading your food processor.
  3. Place a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add the butter, then the broccoli rice once the butter has melted.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Saute, stirring often, for about 5-7 minutes until the broccoli has softened and is cooked through.
  6. Serve hot.
Broccoli rice in a frying pan.

The Best Broccoli Rice

This Broccoli Rice recipe is super simple, using just 4 ingredients to make a tasty low carb and keto-friendly side dish. It’s the perfect base recipe to add your favorite herbs and spices to!

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Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 96kcal
Author: Matt Dobson

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Ingredients

  • 1.2 pounds Broccoli 2 medium heads
  • 2 tablespoons Salted Butter
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Pepper ground

Instructions

  • Cut the broccoli into small florets and the stalk into small pieces. Ensuring that you trim off any brown edges from the stalk.
    1.2 pounds Broccoli
    Broccoli rice step 1
  • Place the broccoli into your food processor and blend until it resembles the texture of rice. You may need to do this in a couple of batches to avoid overloading your food processor.
    Broccoli rice step 2
  • Place a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add the butter, then the broccoli rice, once the butter has melted.
    2 tablespoons Salted Butter
    Broccoli rice step 3
  • Season with salt and pepper.
    ½ teaspoon Salt, ¼ teaspoon Pepper
    Broccoli rice step 4
  • Saute, stirring often, for about 5-7 minutes, until the broccoli has softened and is cooked through.
    Broccoli rice step 5
  • Serve hot.
    Broccoli rice step 6

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Easy Broccoli Rice Recipe – Healthy Paleo & Keto Friendly Side Dish

Nutrition

Serving: 100g | Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1023IU | Vitamin C: 121mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg
Keto Broccoli Rice
Lightly Seasoned Keto Broccoli Rice.

How To Store Broccoli Rice

How do you store broccoli rice?

Store Broccoli Rice in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Broccoli rice can be reheated in a microwave or frying pan over medium heat.

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To make a larger batch of this Broccoli Rice recipe, adjust the servings above.

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Matt Dobson

I am the founder of My Keto Kitchen. I am a nutritionist, cooking enthusiast, and part-time Van Lifer! Along with a qualified chef, we have created a collection of delicious and healthy recipes.

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