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Rice Side Dish Recipes

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This is one of my stand-by side dishes, which can complement most meat and meatless entrees. It is special enough for company and quick enough for weeknights.—Jacqueline Oglesby, Spruce Pine, North Carolina
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Four-Cheese Rice Casserole

Four-Cheese Rice Casserole

Four-Cheese Rice Casserole

My husband and I developed this recipe to avoid making a broccoli and rice casserole that we had relied on for years. Now his folks won't let us in the door at the holidays without this dish in hand.

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

I turned to a particular dish when I wanted to use peppers I grew in my garden. I promptly rewrote the recipe to include several other fresh veggies and this was the result. It's a perfect side dish for just about anything. —Kate Selner of Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Grandma's Apples and Rice

Grandma's Apples and Rice

Grandma's Apples and Rice

LIKE MOST women of her generation, my husband's grandmother was a "no-measure cook". This recipe of hers suffered as it was handed down, so I made an effort to work out the kinks. Finally, my husband pronounced the results as good as he remembered, and we declared it the "official" recipe. -Joan Kasura, Silver Spring, Maryland
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Shiitake & Butternut Risotto

Shiitake & Butternut Risotto

Shiitake & Butternut Risotto

I like to think of this recipe as a labor of love. The risotto takes a bit of extra attention, but once you reach that requisite creaminess, your taste buds will let you know it was worth the effort. —Stephanie Campbell, Elk Grove, California

Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

Summer squash, zucchini and sweet red pepper peek out from the tender grains of rice in this colorful side dish.

Festive Rice Medley

Festive Rice Medley

Festive Rice Medley

Vicki Zobal of Georgetown, Texas punches up the flavor and nutrition of this fast-fixing mainstay with fresh green cilantro and confetti-colored peppers.

Quick Rosemary Rice

Quick Rosemary Rice

Quick Rosemary Rice

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mary Ann Kosmas cooks up this light and lemony rice dish flecked with pretty carrot shreds. "I have an herb garden, so I prepare this with fresh rosemary in summer," she jots. "The aroma is heavenly."

Celery Mushroom Rice Medley

Celery Mushroom Rice Medley

Celery Mushroom Rice Medley

WHEN MY MENU features poultry, I reach for this side dish recipe with its subtle sage flavor. The zesty onion and crunchy celery make a superb combination, and it's easy to make. -Estelle Stimel, Conway, Arkansas

Curried Fried Rice with Pineapple

Curried Fried Rice with Pineapple

Curried Fried Rice with Pineapple

This is a special fried rice popular in Thai restaurants and called Khao Pad. It has a bit of heat a little sweetness and some crunch.—Joanna Yuen, San Jose, California

Sweet Onion Rice Casserole

Sweet Onion Rice Casserole

Sweet Onion Rice Casserole

We pared down this creamy onion casserole from Julie Rea of Battle Ground, Washington. It’s warm, comforting and perfect for a cool evening. "Everyone who tries it, loves it," Julie says.

Nutty Wild Rice

Nutty Wild Rice

Nutty Wild Rice

You'll go nuts for this wild side dish and its hearty crunch. Served warm, this rice packs a zesty bite. Heather Webb, Channelview, Texas
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