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Cheesy Broccoli Cups – Whole Foods Version

Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole Cups make the perfect kid-friendly, real food lunch.
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Cheesy Broccoli Cups – Whole Foods Version

Ingredients

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Nutritional Information

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Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Cook rice according to package directions, but substitute chicken broth for water.
  2. Place rice and broccoli in a large mixing bowl and cool slightly.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients except for cheddar cheese #2.
  4. Divide broccoli and rice mixture into greased muffin tin. Sprinkle cheddar cheese #2 on top.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes until lightly browned and crisp.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Cook rice according to package directions, but substitute chicken broth for water.
  2. Place rice and broccoli in a large mixing bowl and cool slightly.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients except for cheddar cheese #2.
  4. Divide broccoli and rice mixture into greased muffin tin. Sprinkle cheddar cheese #2 on top.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes until lightly browned and crisp.
  6. Flash freeze casserole cups.
  7. Divide among freezer bags, label and freeze.

Freeze For Later Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Reheat in microwave 1-2 minutes until heated through.

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