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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Slow Cooker Lentils Bolognese

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.

Weeknight Chorizo and Shrimp Paella

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.

Creamy Wild Rice-Mushroom Soup

The nutty taste and chewy texture of wild rice defines this creamy vegetarian soup.

More Rice and Grains

Cinnamon-Blackened Salmon with Lentils

Anti-inflammatory recipes are trending now and if you like salmon, this seafood dinner loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients will become a must-make! Veggies, salmon, and lentils combine to make an all-in-one meal--no additional side dishes needed.

Spiced Rice with Pickled Quince and Pomegranate

When food writer Danielle Centoni puts the word 'spiced' in her recipe name she means it. This flavorful rice side dish has cumin, cinnamon, coriander, cardamom, cloves, and turmeric all packed in.

10 Fast and Healthy Whole Grain Side Dishes to Serve with Dinner Tonight

They're tasty, healthy, and take less than 30 minutes to prep.