Rice and Grains

Versatile rice and whole grains can be enjoyed as a simple side dish, a delectable main dish, or a sweet and inviting dessert. We'll introduce you to our favorite recipes utilizing white rice, brown rice, couscous, barley, quinoa, or faro, and more that will make a delicious contribution to any meal. We have stuffing, stew, salads, cakes, soups, risotto, and a whole host of fried rice recipes, including the ever-popular rice and beans, plus a Cuban-inspired dish. We go over the basics of different types of rice, including short grain, medium grain, and long grain, plus a rainbow of colored varieties. We even show you the perfect way to prepare white rice, brown rice, and quinoa so they turn out just the way you want them every time you cook. For the holidays, keep up with tradition and serve one of our yummy recipes for rice pudding. With all this inspiration, it will be easy to make rice and whole grains the star of your next meal.

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Mostly Seeds Wheat Crackers
The lesser-known nigella seed adds an oregano note. If you need a pantry sub, use a combination of celery seeds and dried oregano.
Pressure Cooker Wild Rice and Barley Pilaf
We call for the quick-cooking pearl barley in this pressure cooker side dish to ensure proper and even doneness.
Pumpkin Tiramisu Layer Cake
Give your favorite coffee-flavor dessert a fall twist. Pumpkin makes the perfect pairing with the warm spices and coffee syrup that infuses every layer.
Your Complete Guide to Cooking Grains in Your Slow Cooker, Instant Pot, or Stove Top
We've got the exact times and measurements for cooking in your Instant Pot, slow cooker, or stove top.
Slow Cooker Lentils Bolognese
Rating: Unrated 1
To help you prep this delicious vegetarian bolognese meal, make the pasta or spaghetti squash and chill up to 4 days in advance.
Black Bean and Rice Patties with Fresh Tomato-Avocado Salsa
Perfectly seasoned with warm spices such as chipotle chile pepper and cumin, you'll love these hearty little black bean patties. Bonus: they're also healthy! Each vegetarian patty is just over 200 calories and packs 7g of protein.

More Rice and Grains

Weeknight Chorizo and Shrimp Paella
Rating: Unrated 2
Yes, it is possible to enjoy a hearty paella dinner any night of the week. We've used quick-cooking shrimp and chorizo to get this weeknight meal on the table in 30 minutes flat.
Red Beans and Rice Soup with Cajun Chicken
Enjoy this Cajun-spiced soup with some cornbread for a comforting meal.
Mexican Fried Veggie Rice with Radishes and Avocado

Spice up your fried rice (literally!) and make it healthier by using cauliflower instead. With a blend of Mexican spices like chili powder and cumin, this veggie fried rice bowl is tasty enough to become your new go-to dinner.