24 Jul Broccoli Blue Cheese Rice Recipe
1-1/3 cups plus 2 tablespoons water, divided
2/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
3 cups fresh broccoli florets
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
How to make it
In a small saucepan, combine 1-1/3 cups water, rice, lemon peel, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-18 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
Place broccoli and remaining water in a small microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Toss with rice. Sprinkle with blue cheese.
Yield: 4 servings.