Tasty Ways to Make Rice a Meal
1. Wild Rice Bowl with Red Lentil Curry and Spinach
Cut down on pre-dinner cooking time by making the wild rice for this satisfying vegetarian grain bowl a day or two in advance. The rest of this flavor-packed dish comes together in no time at all.
2. How To Make the Best Chicken Fried Rice Without a Wok
Fried rice is undoubtedly the best way to transform last night's leftovers into a satisfying meal. You can use pretty much any fresh, frozen, or even leftover vegetables for this recipe, which makes it infinitely adaptable.
3. Brown Rice Bowl with Lentils, Caramelized Onions & Fried Egg
Almost all the components of this Middle Eastern-inspired grain bowl can be assembled ahead of time. Then it's just a matter of piling everything together and frying an egg.
4. Tomato-Basil Chicken and Rice
What makes this recipe especially awesome is that everything — the rice and the chicken — is cooked together in one single casserole dish. That makes it a great choice when you're looking for a hands-off dinner that feeds a crowd.
5. Beef and Broccoli Fried Rice
Two Chinese takeout favorites — beef and broccoli and fried rice — join forces in this quick dinner. If you'd like to make the dish even easier on yourself, feel free to swap in frozen broccoli florets.