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Ham and Broccoli Rice

Delicious cheesy rice filled with ham and broccoli that makes for an easy weeknight meal. The perfect recipe to use your leftover ham!


  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup long grain white rice dry
  • 1 cup broccoli florets small pieces
  • 1 ½ cups of chopped ham
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • In a colander, rinse the rice until the water turns clear.
  • In a medium sauce pan add the rice and chicken broth and turn the heat to medium-high and bring to a simmer.
  • Turn heat down to lowest setting and place a lid on top to maintain a very low simmer for 6 minutes.
  • Add broccoli florets on top of the rice and do not stir. Place the lid back on top, turn heat up to keep broth at a light simmer, and cook for 9-10 more minutes until the rice and broccoli are cooked through.
  • Turn off heat but keep the pot on the warm burner. Stir in the cheese until melted and then stir in the ham until warmed.
  • Serve immediately.


Recipe provided by Make Your Meals