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cheesy rice with vegetables made in instant pot

Cheesy Instant Pot Rice and Vegetables

Cheesy Instant Pot Rice and Vegetables makes for a super tasty side dish recipe!  This rice recipe is a quick and simple addition to any meal!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 150kcal
Author Nichole


  • 1 Cup Long Grain White Rice
  • 2 Cups Frozen Mixed Vegetables
  • ½ Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1.5 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • ¼ Cup Freshly Grated Parmesan cheese


  • Pour the rice into a fine mesh strainer and rinse under cold water for one minute.
  • Pour the rice into the bottom of the instant pot along with the frozen vegetables.
  • Add the seasonings, broth, and water.
  • Place the lid on the instant pot and set the valve to seal.
  • Cook on manual/high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Once the cooking time is up, allow the pot to natural pressure release for 10 minutes, then quick release the rest of the steam.
  • Turn the instant pot off and stir in the cheese in three additions, stirring well after each addition.
  • Serve immediately, or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days for best results.


Calories: 150kcal