Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Rice Casserole

Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Rice Casserole

A classic broccoli rice casserole, recreated with nutritional yeast and plant-based cheese in place of dairy ingredients for a satisfying side dish.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place the water, rice, butter, and salt in a large pot, put the lid on top, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Turn off the heat, open the pot lid, and sprinkle the broccoli all over the top of the rice. Close the lid again and let steam for 5 minutes with the heat off.
  4. Step 4

    Open the lid and use a fork to simultaneously fluff the rice and incorporate the steamed broccoli.
  5. Step 5

    Add the vegan cheddar, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, and pepper and stir well to combine.
  6. Step 6

    To serve, scoop as-is from the pot or transfer to a covered casserole dish and keep warm in the oven until ready to plate.