We think it’s time to highlight the unsung hero of the grains - brown rice. In this collection of 29 tantalizing brown rice recipes, we embark on a voyage that unveils this humble staple's true essence and versatility.
Brown rice, often overlooked in favor of its polished counterpart, is about to prove its mettle in extraordinary ways. From vibrant salads to soul-warming bowls, spicy stir-fries, and fragrant pilafs, this compendium of brown rice delights will challenge your taste buds and open your mind to a world of wholesome flavors.
We’ll embrace the nutty, chewy, and nourishing nature of brown rice, discovering a trove of delectable creations that will inspire you to try these recipes today and savor the rich tapestry of tastes they bring to the table.
- Mahi Mahi with Sauteed Vegetables over Brown Rice
- Oat Crusted Bay Scallops with Peas and Brown Rice
- Chicken and Brown Rice with Spinach
- One Pot Butter Beans with Brown Rice and Cumin Dusted Pork Chops
- Brown Rice with Peas and Pomegranate
- Salmon with Brown Rice Quinoa Pilaf
- Three Beans and Yellow Squash with Brown Rice and Quinoa
- Brown Rice and Artichoke Bowl with Chicken and Feta
- Beef with Eggplant and Brown Rice
- Maple Ginger Salmon with Carrots and Brown Rice
- Ginger Carrot Soup With Shrimp And Brown Rice
- Red Rice with Beans and Sausage
- 15-Minute Red Beans and Rice
- Cilantro and Lime Salmon with Rice and Kale
- Leek, Carrot, and Cabbage Fried Rice
- Pantry Rice
- One Pot Chicken and Rice with Pearl Onions and Vegetables
- One Pot Creamy Braised Pork Chops with Rice and Peas
- Pepperoni Pizza Rice
- Leftover Pork and Sweet Potato Fried Rice
- Turkey Sausage and Vegetables Over Rice
- Sweet Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup
- Peppered Pork with Peppers
- Sante Fe Chicken and Turkey Soup
- Stuffed Cabbage Pigs in a Blanket
- Simple Slow Cooker Pork Loin
- Slow Cooker Ginger Beef
- Peppered Pork Peppers
- Low Fodmap Style Stuffed Pepper Soup
The mahi mahi is incredibly tender and goes perfectly with the sauteed vegetables. The bed or rice ties this dish together, and this recipe proves that healthy doesn't have to taste bad.
The bay scallops are to die for, and each one is vibrant and delicious. The peas and brown rice soak up all the flavor from the scallops and are the perfect accompaniment.
Sometimes the simplest things in life are the best, and chicken and rice are one of those dishes. Adding some spinach improves the color and nutrition of this classic dinner.
I love one-pot meals because it's a minimal clean-up, and you still get a tasty meal. The cumin on the pork adds incredible flavor to this quick and easy meal.
If you need a dish for your next dinner, give this one a try. The pomegranate adds a little freshness to the rice and the perfect sweetness.
Quinoa is one of my favorite side dishes, and adding it to a blend of brown rice creates a unique texture that is the perfect accompaniment for tender and flakey salmon.
This healthy and nutritious dinner is a great way to get protein while eating vegetarian. The beans and squash are both visually appealing and tasty.
This rice bowl combinates all of my favorite things into one dish. The creamy feta and tender artichoke hearts pair perfectly with the moist chicken. I could eat this every day.
I've been trying to incorporate more eggplant into my cooking, and this dish is a great way to try cooking with this vegetable. It pairs well with the rich beef, and the brown rice soaks up all the flavor.
Maple and ginger is a match made in heaven. This salmon dish comes out tender, flakey, and delicious. The carrots and brown rice round out this incredible meal.
This soup is perfect for cold fall and winter evenings. The carrots provide a delightful color, and the ginger adds depth of flavor. The brown rice makes this tasty soup filling.
Red beans and rice is another classic comfort food that you have to try out. Adding brown rice and sausage to this dish is a nice twist, making it hearty and a family favorite.
Just because you are in a rush doesn't mean you can't eat well. This tasty dish comes together quickly and is super delicious and filling. It's the perfect side dish for weeknight meals.
Cilantro and lime are a classic combination in Latin cuisine. Adding it to salmon tenderizes the fish and creates a wonderful flavor profile. You will want the brown rice to soak up all that flavor.
Who says rice is bland? This tasty fried rice recipe is delicious, healthy, colorful, and visually appealing. I love making large batches of this and having leftovers.
Pantry rice is a must-know recipe. You can use this recipe to dress up the rice sitting in your pantry and turn it into a delicious side dish that everyone will love.
The only way to make chicken and rice better is to make it in one pot! Adding pearl onions to this dish amps up the sweetness, and the vegetables add some color and nutrition.
I love braised meat. This cooking process makes incredibly tender meat, and the sauce is always delicious. The brown rice and peas soak up all that goodness.
Try this recipe if you are carving pepperoni pizza but don't have pizza dough handy. Pepperoni pizza rice has everything you love about pepperoni pizza but is served over rice.
You must make this fried rice recipe if you have leftover pork in your fridge. The sweet potatoes add creaminess and sweetness to the dish, and pan-frying the pork brings it back to life.
Turkey sausage and vegetables are a healthy alternative to traditional meat options. Not only is it delicious, but it is healthier and has less fat. However, it's still tasty, and this dish is a breeze.
Stuffed bell peppers are one of my favorite fall meals. Turning it into a soup is perfect for adapting it for cold winter nights. This recipe will become a regular option for you and your family.
Pork and peppers are one of my favorite combinations. Adding a delicious blend of pepper and spice to the pork takes the combination to another level.
You will forget all about chicken noodle soup after trying out this recipe. Sante Fe Soup adds some Mexican spices to create an unheard of flavor in the broth.
Adding brown rice and using cabbage to make these pigs in a blanket turns this classic comfort food into a delicious and incredibly healthy option.
The slow cooker is my favorite kitchen tool because you don't have to work hard for a delicious meal. The pork loin is fall-apart tender and is the perfect main dish.
Slow-cooking beef with ginger turns tough cuts into a delicious, tender meal with a unique flavor that will rapidly become a favorite.
If you are looking for your next weeknight meal, look no further. This dish combines several simple ingredients to create a tasty dish you will love after the first bite.
This low fodmap soup is an excellent option if you have a sensitive stomach or have irritable bowel syndrome. The dish won't upset your tummy but still tastes delicious.