This dish is sure to be a kid favorite that adults will crave, too. Broccoli and cheese is a classic pairing for a reason, and when served with rice and umami-rich mushrooms, the combo is even more comforting. Garnish with shaved Parmesan and additional kosher salt and black pepper, if desired. Source: Everyday Slow Cooker

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add the mushrooms and onions, and cook, stirring often, until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the rice and garlic; cook, stirring often, until toasted and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer the vegetable mixture to a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add the stock, salt, and pepper, stirring to combine. Cover and cook on LOW until the rice is almost tender, 3 hours and 30 minutes to 4 hours. Stir in the broccoli and milk; cover and cook until the broccoli and rice are tender, about 40 more minutes.

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  • Turn off the slow cooker; add the cheeses, stirring to combine. Cover and let stand until the cheese is melted, about 10 minutes. Garnish with the parsley, if desired.

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Multicooker Directions: In Step 1, remove the lid of a 6-quart multicooker. Place the butter in the inner pot. Press SAUTÉ [Normal], and heat until melted, swirling to coat the bottom of the pot. Add the mushrooms and onions; cook uncovered, stirring often, until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the rice and garlic; cook uncovered, stirring often, until toasted and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in the stock, salt, and pepper. Turn off the cooker. Lock the lid; turn Pressure Valve to "Venting." Cook on SLOW COOK [Normal] until the rice is almost tender, about 4 hours. Stir in the broccoli and milk. Lock the lid, ensuring that the Pressure Valve is turned to "Venting." Cook on SLOW COOK [Normal] until the broccoli and rice are tender, about 40 more minutes. Complete Step 2.

Nutrition Facts

437 calories; 11 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 584 mg sodium. 49 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 12 g protein;

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Rating: 2 stars
11/08/2019
Followed the recipe exactly-found it bland-needs some spice or acid otherwise the rice and cheese just overwhelm in a meh way- suitable for someone who wants no spice no kick Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2019
best flavor combo Read More