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Bowl of riced broccoli with heads of broccoli behind it.
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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

Equipment

  • food processor
  • resealable freezer bags

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Broccoli including stems

Instructions

  • 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

Notes

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