Cooking broccoli is a special ritual. To make it perfect, cabbage must be combined with ready-made rice. The main thing is not to digest it, in any soups, main dishes, it should remain slightly crispy. And that the finished rice should be crumbly, everyone already knows very well.

Broccoli Rice
how вкусно приготовить рис с брокколи
Ingredients amount
garlic 3 slices
olive oil, odorless 30 ml
fresh broccoli 200 g
rice 1 bag
salt, pepper taste
Time for preparing: 45 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 238 Kcal

As a side dish such rice is perfect for meat, and for fish cooked in the oven – especially. We give broccoli a leading role in this dish, it also decorates rice with its bright color.


  1. Put broccoli florets in salted boiling water, cook for 10 minutes. Get cabbage with a slotted spoon. ready капуста брокколи
  2. Boil a bag of rice in the same salted water. When the cereal is cooked, discard in a colander.. rice в пакетиках
  3. Finely chop the garlic, brown in hot oil. chopped чеснок
  4. When the light aroma of garlic appears, you can add broccoli florets, mix everything, cook for 4 minutes. broccoli на сковороде
  5. Pour in some rice broth. As soon as it is evaporated, lay out the rice, mix. Season with black pepper and salt.

Cauliflower Recipe

The peculiar scent of cabbage is very well tolerated by herbs, such as sage..


  • ½ small cauliflower head;
  • 1/2 small broccoli;
  • 150 grams of rice;
  • 150 g cherry tomatoes;
  • 200 g chicken fillet;
  • 2 heads of shallots;
  • 2 sprigs of fresh sage;
  • 65 ml of unscented olive oil;
  • 1 handful of roasted pine nuts;
  • 1 pinch of paprika;
  • salt to taste.

Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Caloric content: 280 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. Disassemble the cabbages of cauliflower and broccoli into inflorescences, place on a sieve, soak in boiling water for 5 minutes.
  2. Vegetable broth from under the cabbage season with salt, boil rice in it.
  3. Chicken fillet, pepper, salt, then slightly beat off from both sides, cut into strips. Heat the oil in a skillet and fry the fillet until golden brown. Peel the onions, chop into half rings, put them to the meat, add sage leaves, fry everything together until the onions are transparent.
  4. Put cauliflower, broccoli, cherry tomatoes, a pinch of paprika on the pan, simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Boiled rice should be placed with vegetables, mix, stand on the fire for another 2 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with nuts when serving..

Option rice with broccoli and chicken

An important point: broccoli should not digest. Soft cabbage only spoil the taste of the dish. But dressing with ginger, garlic, chili goes well with all the ingredients.

option риса с курицей


  • ¼ cup rice;
  • ½ head of fresh broccoli;
  • 1 chicken fillet;
  • 1 handful of pitted olives;
  • 20 ml of olive oil;
  • 1 pinch of black pepper;
  • salt to taste.

For the sauce:

  • 2 heads of shallots;
  • 1 small slice of ginger root;
  • ½ red chili;
  • 2 garlic cloves;
  • 35 ml of soy sauce;
  • 40 ml of olive oil.

Cooking time: 40 minutes.

Each portion: 248 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. Boil rice in salted water. Ready rice to drain in a colander.
  2. Wrap chicken flesh with cling film, beat with a hammer, rub with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a grill pan, fry a chop on each side until cooked..
  3. Disassemble the broccoli head into separate florets. Hard cuttings remove.
  4. Boil water and boil the cabbage blossoms, then drain the broth, pour the broccoli with very cold water, then dry with paper towels..
  5. Peel ginger root and grate finely (about 0.5 tsp. Will turn out).
  6. Crushed peeled garlic cloves with a knife. Chop the chili peppers (do not remove the seeds). Onion chop thin rings.
  7. Prepare the dressing: heat up the olive oil, put ginger, chili, garlic, shallots, mix and fry all the products, then remove the pan from the stove, add soy sauce.
  8. Boiled rice, broccoli send to the pan with hot sauce, mix gently. Chop the fried chicken flesh into strips.
  9. Put broccoli with rice in sauce on a plate, spread out on top strips of fillet, garnish with olives.

Cooking dish with green beans

Rice with beans and broccoli is an independent dish. Perfect for a light dinner. Broccoli and beans in the pods are not just added to rice, but first we fry and warm together in cream.

garnish со стручковой фасолью


  • 150 grams of rice;
  • 150 g frozen green beans;
  • 12 broccoli florets;
  • 100 ml of thick cream;
  • 20 ml unscented olive oil;
  • 1 pinch of black pepper;
  • 3 g salt.

Time: 35-45 minutes.

Each serving: 206 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. Thaw beans before cooking.
  2. Boil rice in salted hot water..
  3. Blanch broccoli 5 min., Drain in a colander, let the water drain.
  4. Fry the cabbage on the preheated pan with butter for two minutes. Add green beans, cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Pour thick cream to the cabbage and beans, warm up slightly and turn off the stove.
  6. Add rice, mix everything.

Broccoli soup with rice

From rice and broccoli the soup is especially tasty, in which rice is boiled almost completely, and broccoli is added at the last moment..

soup с брокколи

You will need:

  • 300 g broccoli;
  • 1 medium sized chicken;
  • 20 g of salt;
  • 3 g of ground black pepper;
  • 1 cup (full) of rice;
  • 10 ml of an odorless vegetable oil;
  • 1 fresh carrot;
  • 1 onion;
  • green onion stalks.

Cooking time: 1 hour.

The number of calories: 300 kcal.


  1. Cut the chicken into six pieces. Send meat to the pan, pour water. When the broth boils, remove the foam, pepper to taste, add salt, put the peeled onion and carrot. Boil until meat is ready, then remove chicken pieces and vegetables from the broth..
  2. While the meat is boiling, wash the rice, salt and leave for 60 minutes, then add 5 ml of vegetable oil to it and send the rice to the saucepan with the broth, cook over medium heat until the rice is boiled soft. Stir during cooking, otherwise the rice will stick to the bottom of the soup pot..
  3. Disassemble broccoli into inflorescences, boil in salted boiling water (8 min.). Then discard in a colander, rinse with ice water..
  4. In hot soup, dip finely chopped chicken and broccoli. Just a minute later, you can pour the soup into plates. The final touch is to add some chopped green onions straight to the plate. It will add flavor and decorate the dish..

In the video – the option of cooking soup with rice and broccoli based on turkey broth:

Dietary first course

The second soup recipe from the category of old friends. The main thing is not to put all the components at the same time..


  • 300 g broccoli;
  • 1 carrot;
  • 1 onion;
  • ½ cup rice;
  • 1 bunch of fresh herbs (dill + parsley);
  • 2-3 garlic cloves;
  • 15-20 g butter;
  • salt to taste.

Time: 30 minutes.

Energy value: 228 kcal.

How to cook:

  1. Pour into a saucepan 1 liter of water, put the peeled onion. Boil.
  2. Add to the boiling water carrots, chopped into strips, and rice, thoroughly washed with hot water. When rice is close to readiness, add broccoli disassembled into inflorescences in the soup (it should cook for 6-7 min.).
  3. Simultaneously heat the oil with chopped garlic in a skillet (do not fry).
  4. Add fragrant oil to the soup at the end of cooking, stir and turn off the stove, let it brew..
  5. Serve soup with sour cream and chopped greens.

cream soup из брокколиFor lunch, make broccoli cream soup.

Interestingly it turns out a pie with salmon and broccoli according to this recipe.

Here you will find a recipe for broccoli casserole in the oven.

Hostess note

  1. Cauliflower is poorly stored, we advise you to immediately cook soup from it, stew it, steamed with bright broccoli.
  2. To get the maximum benefit from cauliflower, choose and buy a vegetable that did not have time to ripen. He has dense unblown inflorescences. Vegetable with open and loose buds will not work tasty and juicy.
  3. Cauliflower is better to bake in the oven without boiling.
  4. The most famous methods of cooking broccoli – boiling in water or steamed, the latter option is preferable.
  5. In cooking, broccoli with rice is used as a side dish for fish or meat..
  6. To cook rice, you need to fill it with boiling water (for 200 g of rice you will need 1.5 cups of liquid).
  7. Bring the rice to a boil under a tight lid and cook, without opening, at an average temperature (12 minutes). Then they wrap the pan with something warm, give the rice to infuse. Rice cooked this way will be crumbly..

The video is a great recipe for vegetarian rice with broccoli, tofu cheese and mushrooms:

Broccoli goes well with rice, looks great in stews and soup. No difficulty in cooking, and the taste of the dishes is interesting..