As side dishes go, this cheesy zucchini rice is pretty much perfect! It’s i pot, super slowly to make, goes amongst everything, as well as is incredibly delicious. The texture is thus perfect, too… creamy as well as smoothen as well as velvety. As much equally I dearest zucchini, I actually similar that the zucchini inwards this dish sort of slips into the background as well as lets the cheesy goodness shine instead. It certain makes it easier to convince the kids that they’re but eating rice, instead of a bunch of zucchini. 🙂 I’ve been making this rice for over a twelvemonth forthwith as well as it continues to locomote i of my real favorite slowly side dishes. It’s super non bad for those busy nights when I’m throwing dinner together as well as require something quick as well as nutritious!
1 loving cup white rice
two cups chicken broth
1 medium or two small-scale zucchini, grated (about two cups)
1 loving cup shredded abrupt cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon tabular array salt + pepper to taste
1-2 tablespoons milk
- In a medium sauce pan, combine rice as well as broth, as well as select to a boil.
- Reduce rut as well as simmer, covered for 15-20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
- Remove from rut as well as stir inwards zucchini, cheese, garlic powder, as well as tabular array salt as well as pepper.
- Stir inwards milk if needed to sparse out the sauce. Serve warm.