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Rice Side Dish Recipes

Looking for rice side dish recipes? Find delicious rice side dish recipes including wild rice, Spanish rice, and more rice side dish recipes.

Quick Herbed Rice

Quick Herbed Rice

Quick Herbed Rice

My mom shared this recipe. It requires almost no preparation and makes a delicious addition to just about any main course. Try it with beef bouillon instead of chicken bouillon it that's a better fit with your meal.

Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

Parsley, green onions and tomatoes add festive color to this mild rice dish from Carole Fraser of Toronto, Ontario. “I serve this pilaf quite often as a change from potatoes. It complements any type of meat or chicken.”

Tomato Wild Rice Medley

Tomato Wild Rice Medley

Tomato Wild Rice Medley

Shirley Glabb often serve rice at her home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. I'm always looking for new ways to dress it up," she says. "This recipe pairs nicely with chicken or pork chops."
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Mixed Rice and Barley Bake

Mixed Rice and Barley Bake

Mixed Rice and Barley Bake

The mellow flavor of the wholesome grains in this nutritious casserole is enhanced by garlic, onion and thyme. "The hearty easy-to-prepare side dish goes great with meat, fish or poultry," notes Marion Bengson of New Brighton, Minnesota. "I make it often for my family and for company, Everyone enjoys it."

Cumin Rice with Avocado

Cumin  Rice with Avocado

Cumin Rice with Avocado

Cumin, picante sauce and avocado do a terrific job of jazzing up rice in this versatile side dish.—Margaret Wagner Allen, Abingdon, Virginia

Veggie Rice Bowl

Veggie Rice Bowl

Veggie Rice Bowl

As Sherry Hulsman of Louisville, Kentucky will tell you, this yummy recipe makes a lot, so it’s great for a gathering. With lots of vegetables and two kinds of rice, it’s a quick and easy dish.

Colorful Rice Medley

Colorful Rice Medley

Colorful Rice Medley

“I found this recipe while searching for something with peas that was different from what I usually serve guests," says Dorothy Pritchett of Wills Point, Texas. "It's colorful, tasty and could go with a variety of entrees.”

Vegetarian Spanish Rice

Vegetarian Spanish Rice

Vegetarian Spanish Rice

This rice recipe has been in our family for years. It's handy when you're in a hurry for a side dish to complement almost any main dish, not just Tex-Mex fare. —Sharon Donat of Kalispell, Montana

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

In a nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add ginger and garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Add the teriyaki sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, salt and hot pepper sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add rice and mixed vegetables; cook and stir over medium heat until vegetables are tender.

Seasoned Brown Rice

Seasoned Brown Rice

Seasoned Brown Rice

I serve the stir-fry over the rice for a tasty no-fuss meal. For maximum flavor, use your fingertips to crumble the dried basil directly into the cooked rice.—Betsy Larimer, Somerset, Pennsylvania

Onions and Spice, Parsley and Rice

Onions and Spice, Parsley and Rice

Onions and Spice, Parsley and Rice

For a succulent side dish, Marion Karlin of Waterloo, Iowa suggests her nicely herbed and spiced rice. Onions, mint, dill and lemon all accent the tender grain, while the flecks of green dress it up a bit.
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