2 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups vegetable broth*
1 cup rice*
2 zucchini, shredded
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
Stir in vegetable broth and rice. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until rice is cooked through, about 15-20 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in zucchini and cheese; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and let stand until cheese has melted, about 3-5 minutes.
Serve immediately.