Broccoli & Rice Casserole (Toddler Favorites)

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Simply steamed, Broccoli is a perfect finger food. While broccoli is terrific, broccoli and rice casserole is an example of what can be done with pureed broccoli. Its a favorite with my Toddler, and husband.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pre heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Steam broccoli until tender (about 3-4 minutes in microwave/stovetop).
  3. Place broccoli, soup stock, oil and lemon juice in a blender or food processor and process to a smooth puree.
  4. Place rice and cheese in an ovenproof dish. Pour broccoli mixture over the rice and cheese. Toss mixture gently to blend ingredients.
  5. Place in oven for 15 minutes or until heated through and the cheese is melted. (Instead of using the oven, you can heat this dish in the microwave for 3 minutes, stir, and cook 3 more minutes)
  6. Note: Refrigerate leftovers for 3-5 days, or can be frozen for up to 2 months. This dish should not be introduced to children under 12 months old.