Rice and Cheddar Broccoli Bites

Rice and Cheddar Broccoli Bites

  • Servings: About 24 bites
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Turn a cheesy broccoli and rice casserole into a quick snack with our Rice and Cheddar Broccoli Bites. All you need is Royal Basmati rice and a few easy fridge essentials to quickly whip up a batch of these.


  • ¾ cup Royal Basmati Rice
  • 8 ounces broccoli florets
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) grated Cheddar cheese
  • ¾ teaspoon fine sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350℉. Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine rice and 1¼ cups water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. While rice cooks, in a food processor pulse broccoli until finely chopped.
  4. Transfer cooked rice to a large bowl and stir in broccoli, eggs, cheese, and salt.
  5. Use a tablespoon to fill muffin cups with rice mixture. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.