Cheesy Garlic Zucchini Rice

Serves: 6

Made in ONE POT! So easy. So cheesy. So garlicky. A side dish for all of your meals! Can be made with brown rice or quinoa.

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2 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups vegetables broth*
1 cup rice*
2 zucchini, shredded
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.

Stir in vegetable broth and rice. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until rice is cooked through, about 15-20 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in zucchini and cheese; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and let stand until cheese has melted, about 3-5 minutes.

Serve immediately.

*Water can be substituted.

*Brown rice or quinoa can be substituted, but cooking time may have to be adjusted as needed.

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