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Bowl of riced broccoli with heads of broccoli behind it.

How to Rice Broccoli and Freeze It

If you know how to rice broccoli and freeze it, then you can EASILY make healthy, low-carb, and gluten-free recipes. No blanching required!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 cups


  • food processor
  • resealable freezer bags


  • 1 pound Broccoli including stems


  • Wash and thoroughly dry broccoli.
    Hand drying stalk of broccoli with paper towel.
  • Cut broccoli florets from stalks.
    Broccoli florets being cut from stalks.
  • Remove outer layer of the stalks with a vegetable peeler or knife and cut into 1 inch pieces.
  • Add broccoli florets and stalks to a food processor and pulse several times until the broccoli is finely chopped, scraping sides if needed. Work in batches if necessary.
    Broccoli in food processor
  • Store riced broccoli in an air-tight container or bags in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to use.
    Frozen Riced Broccoli in resealable bags


Store riced broccoli in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.