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19 ways to make meals with rice

19 ways to make meals with

Rice

Archaeologists can date rice back to 5000 BC and is the oldest known food that is still widely consumed today. As a staple food for more than half of the world’s population, rice is a good source of B vitamins, iron, manganese and magnesium – good thing you stocked up!

There are so many ways to enjoy rice, try one of our recipes below and let us know your favorite!

Paella

A Trip to Spain Paella

Paella means “wide shallow frying pan” in Valencian Spanish, but it’s a famous dish from Valencia, Spain. You might NOT be able to take a trip to Spain today, but you can try one of the most famous dishes of the Valencia region. It’s a rice dish that’s a mosaic of flavors of garlic, seafood, vegetables, chicken, lemon, and herbs.

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Rice with Ham

Arroz Con Pollo / Mexican Chicken Rice

Check out this all in one dish that’s a tasty dance of rice, chicken, vegetables, and Latin American flavors.

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Breakfast Egg Fried Rice

Breakfast Egg Fried Rice

Simple stir fried dish mainly using egg and rice-hence the name egg fried rice…

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Butter Parmesan Rice

Buttery Parmesan Rice

Parma cheese and rice combines to make a buttery super-satisfying side dish.

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Red Beans and RIce

Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Traditionally, red beans and rice is a Louisiana Creole dish made from leftover vegetables, spices, ham bones, sausage, or other meats. Check out this recipe as a great way to “extend” your supply of sausages, rice, and beans. Kick your taste buds up a notch with cajun seasoning!

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Black Beans and Rice

Cuban Beans and Rice

Turn on some salsa music for some tiempo to create a Cuban black beans and rice dish.

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg rolls way easier to make than trying to roll these suckers up, and so so yummy!

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Garlic Butter Rice

Garlic Butter Rice

Adding these 3 ingredients to rice makes making a side dish a breeze. Plus, who doesn’t love the smell of garlic and butter cooking in the kitchen?

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Rice with Spinach

Green Rice

Cook spinach with rice, without the spinach shrinking and disappearing!

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Heavenly Rice Pudding

Heavenly Rice Pudding

This rice pudding recipe is super-duper creamy. For rice pudding lovers, you might be in heaven.

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We're in this Jambalaya Together - recipe!

In this Jambalaya Together! Rice

We are all “In This Jambalaya Together” so let’s use up some of that rice you hoarded!

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Mexican Rice

Mexican Mojo Rice

Tomato and rice might be breaking your food rules, but try this Mexican rice with a side of your favorite bean or meat dish, and you’ve got a fiesta party!

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Puerto Rican Rice

Puerto Rican Rice

A signature component of puerto rican rice is gandules, AKA pigeon peas. You can use regular canned peas or canned beans, too.

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Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf

A simple and easy rice pilaf that can be used as a side dish or a dish all by it’s beautiful self!

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Rice Soup for Sick People

Rice Soup for Sick People

Rice Soup is an Asian dish that equates to oatmeal in America. Our Rice Soup for Sick People recipe is easy enough to cook while being sick (I’ve done it myself!). It’s appealing for anyone who has an upset stomach, as it is bland, yet still leaves you craving for more. The salt and sugar adds a little energy. Serve hot, or cold!

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Seared Scallops with Sweet Potato Risotto

Fresh scallops lightly seared and paired with a mushroom and sweet potato fusion.

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Tuna Rice Bowl

Spicy Tuna Rice Bowl

Great tuna and rice combo in a bow!! Serve warm or cold!

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Talk Dirty to Me Rice Dish

Talk Dirty to Me Rice

If this is a Southern Comfort food, why not pour some SoCo on the rocks with it?

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Tuna Risotto

Tuna Risotto

Everybody has their disaster relief food! Everyone’s is different! If you are Italian, like my husband, there is always at least 30 boxes of Pasta in our pantry and 2 boxes of Arborio Risotto!

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