6 Filling and Flavorful Brown Rice Recipes

Rice and noodle pilaf recipe

This Rice and Noodle Pilaf makes for a simple and tasty side dish. Serve with plenty of green veggies, and a salad to which you add chickpeas or other beans, for a simple dinner menu.

Rice-stuffed squashes served with steamed greens

You can use any kind of brown rice in these Rice-Stuffed Delicata Squashes, though I highly recommend using an exotic rice blend for more flavor. Exotic doesn’t mean hard to find — you’ll find rice blends in the supermarket, as well as natural foods stores.

Gingery rice with sweet potatoes and peas

Gingery Rice with Sweet Potatoes and Peas may sound like an offbeat combination, but really, it works! It’s like sunshine on the dinner plate. You can also substitute quinoa or any other favorite grain for the rice. Serve with a simple tofu, tempeh, or bean dish and a salad.

Thai pineapple rice

Colorful and luscious, Thai Pineapple Stir-Fried Rice can be made easily at home, using brown rice, pineapple, and veggies like broccoli, bell peppers, and carrots.

Italian-Style Rice and peas

Italian-Style Rice and Peas is a tasty and comforting combination rice and green peas is inspired by the Italian classic risi e bisi. Serve as a side dish with bean dishes or bean salads.

Cauliflower rice pilaf

Once you have some rice cooked, this sturdy, aromatic Cauliflower Pice Pilaf comes together quickly. For a nice meal, serve with Lentils with Greens and Sun-Dried Tomatoes and a simple salad.


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