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4.5 from 2 votes

One Pot Cheesy Zucchini Rice

You are going to love this One Pot Cheesy Zucchini Rice. It uses just one pot, is ready in 30 minutes and will make your family happy about eating zucchini.
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Ingredients

  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 4 Tablespoons of Country Crock divided
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 medium zucchini shredded with a cheese grater (about 1.5 cups)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Over a medium/high heat, sauté onions and minced garlic in 2 Tablespoons of Country Crock until onions are translucent (about 2 mins).
  • Add in rice, stirring continuously until slightly toasted.
  • Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover, and turn down heat to low. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until liquid is absorbed.
  • Stir in shredded zucchini, cheeses, 2 Tablespoons of Country Crock and salt. Stir until well combined and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 300kcal (15%)Carbohydrates: 29g (10%)Protein: 10g (20%)Fat: 15g (23%)Saturated Fat: 6g (30%)Cholesterol: 24mg (8%)Sodium: 804mg (34%)Potassium: 242mg (7%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 3g (3%)Vitamin A: 855IU (17%)Vitamin C: 12mg (15%)Calcium: 223mg (22%)Iron: 0.7mg (4%)