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a large skillet with broccoli, rice, and kielbasa, topped with melted cheese.
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One Pot Cheesy Kielbasa, Broccoli, and Rice

This One Pot Cheesy Kielbasa, Broccoli, and Rice is not only fast and easy to prep, make, AND clean up after, but it's a delicious weeknight dinner, too! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 337kcal
Author Tracy


  • Large skillet with lid


  • drizzle olive oil (about 1/2 tablespoon or less)
  • 1 Polish Kielbasa, sliced on a diagonal
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup uncooked white basmati rice
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded and divided


  • In a large pan, drizzle olive oil and heat over medium high heat.  Add kielbasa and cook 3 minutes on each side and then remove with slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add onion, garlic, and pepper and saute until onion is translucent and season with onion powder, celery salt, and lemon juice.
  • Add rice and stir to combine, then continue to stir for 1 - 2 minutes. 
  • Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add broccoli, but don't mix in, just add to the top, and cover.  Cook an additional 5 to 7 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Stir in kielbasa and 1 cup of cheese until cheese has melted.  
  • Top with remaining cup of cheese. Cover with lid and let sit for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and serve immediately.  


Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 340mg | Iron: 1mg