In order to infuse the rice with the taste of broccoli, I puree the broccoli stalk with water and cook the rice in the green broccoli water. Some freshly squeezed lemon at the end adds freshness to this broccoli and rice recipe.
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Combine broccoli stalk and 1 cup water in a blender; blend until pureed. Add remaining cup of water for a total of 2 cups of green water to cook the rice in.
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Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat and cook garlic until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Add rice and cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add chopped broccoli florets, green water, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
Fluff cooked rice with a fork and squeeze lemon juice on top before serving.
173 calories; 7.2 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 69 mg sodium. 24.3 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; Full Nutrition
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