Quick & Easy Meals

One-Pot Beef & Broccoli Rice

What do you get when you combine Broccoli & Cheese and Beef & Rice together in one pot? Possibly the perfect comfort food! It’s quick and easy to put together for weeknight meals and hungry families. I love hearty meals that make plenty for dinner, plus enough for leftovers.

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Easy One Pot Beef & Broccoli Rice - haphazardhomemaker.com

One-Pot Beef & Broccoli Rice

Prep 5 minutes   Total Cook Time 30 -35 minutes   Serves 8
      • 2# ground beef
      • 1 onion, chopped
      • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (or 1 clove garlic, finely chopped)
      • 2 cups beef broth (or 3 tsp beef bouillon dissolved in 3 cups warm water)
      • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
      • 2 tsp creole seasoning (homemade recipe below)
      • 2 cups rice (uncooked)
      • 4 cups (16 oz) frozen cut broccoli (cut up larger pieces)
      • 1 can diced tomatoes
      • 2 cups shredded cheese (Cheddar, Colby or Mexican Blend all work well)
          1. In a large pan, brown ground beef, chopped onion and minced garlic.
          2. When the ground beef is cooked through, add broth, tomato sauce, creole seasoning, uncooked rice, broccoli, and canned tomatoes.
          3. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium-low.
          4. Simmer 20  minutes, or until rice is done. 
          5. Sprinkle cheese over the top, then cover until cheese melts.
Easy One Pot Beef & Broccoli Rice - haphazardhomemaker.com

The following Homemade Creole Seasoning Recipe goes together in a matter of minutes. Just measure everything directly into the jar. See my post on making an Easy DIY Label the jar.

Homemade Creole Seasoning Recipe - haphazardhomemaker.com

Homemade Creole Seasoning Recipe 


Print recipe

  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried leaf oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed


Measure ingredients into a jar and shake well before each use.

Use as indicated anytime a recipe calls for Creole Seasoning.

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