Creamy Parmesan Rice with lots of cheese and garlic flavor.
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4.95 from 18 votes

Parmesan Rice

Creamy Parmesan Rice has so much flavor from garlic and freshly grated Parmesan cheese plus a touch of lemon juice.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 249kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Melt butter in a medium pot. Add onion and cook until softened.
  • Add garlic and rice. Stir with a wooden spoon and cook 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth and milk. Bring to a simmer. Cover pot and reduce heat to low. Cook 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese and lemon juice.


Calories: 249kcal