30 Easy Recipes With Brown Rice

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Brown and Wild Rice–Pecan Stuffing Recipe This stovetop recipe would make a tasty addition to your Thanksgiving table. Both wild and brown rice reach the perfect level of tenderness (without getting mushy); the wild rice gets a bit of a head start so that everything cooks to the ideal texture at the end. - Jennifer Causey

Brown and Wild Rice–Pecan Stuffing

Brown and Wild Rice–Pecan Stuffing Recipe This stovetop recipe would make a tasty addition to your Thanksgiving table. Both wild and brown rice reach the perfect level of tenderness (without getting mushy); the wild rice gets a bit of a head start so that everything cooks to the ideal texture at the end. Jennifer Causey
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Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice Casserole Recipe This healthy whole-grain spin on a comfort food classic is indulgent, creamy, and a guaranteed family-pleaser. Cost for 4: $10.31 - Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice Casserole

Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice Casserole Recipe This healthy whole-grain spin on a comfort food classic is indulgent, creamy, and a guaranteed family-pleaser. Cost for 4: $10.31 Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
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Parslied Brown Rice Pilaf Recipe This simple side plays up the brightness of fresh parsley. This unassuming herb is pleasantly verdant and pairs wonderfully with zippy lemon zest and nutty brown rice. Compared with unenriched white rice, brown rice is higher in fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, and magnesium. - Greg DuPree

Parslied Brown Rice Pilaf

Parslied Brown Rice Pilaf Recipe This simple side plays up the brightness of fresh parsley. This unassuming herb is pleasantly verdant and pairs wonderfully with zippy lemon zest and nutty brown rice. Compared with unenriched white rice, brown rice is higher in fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, and magnesium. Greg DuPree
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Orange-Scallion Brown Rice Recipe Perk up precooked brown rice with fresh orange rind, a faintly floral note that's welcome in stir-fries and other classic Asian dishes. If you like, you can add chopped toasted almonds or peanuts for extra crunch.

Orange-Scallion Brown Rice

Orange-Scallion Brown Rice Recipe Perk up precooked brown rice with fresh orange rind, a faintly floral note that's welcome in stir-fries and other classic Asian dishes. If you like, you can add chopped toasted almonds or peanuts for extra crunch.
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Brown Rice Cereal with Vanilla Cream and Berries Recipe Mornings can be so hectic. We know that. Let your pressure cooker relieve the pressure of cooking breakfast with this quick and easy Instant Pot recipe. Serve hot, at room temperature, or cold. To make ahead for a breakfast on the go, store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Brown Rice Cereal with Vanilla Cream and Berries

Brown Rice Cereal with Vanilla Cream and Berries Recipe Mornings can be so hectic. We know that. Let your pressure cooker relieve the pressure of cooking breakfast with this quick and easy Instant Pot recipe. Serve hot, at room temperature, or cold. To make ahead for a breakfast on the go, store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes Recipe These quick, crispy vegetarian cakes are inspired by cheesy broccoli-and-rice casserole, right down to the layer of melted cheddar cheese on top. Make the cakes ahead and refrigerate or freeze for a last-minute meal. You could also increase the number of servings and serve the cakes as a side with a simple tomato soup. - Jennifer Causey

Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes

Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes Recipe These quick, crispy vegetarian cakes are inspired by cheesy broccoli-and-rice casserole, right down to the layer of melted cheddar cheese on top. Make the cakes ahead and refrigerate or freeze for a last-minute meal. You could also increase the number of servings and serve the cakes as a side with a simple tomato soup. Jennifer Causey
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Cajun Red Beans and Brown Rice with Andouille Recipe This easy, budget-friendly dish delivers classic Cajun flavor with a modern whole-grain (brown rice) twist. We find that soaking the beans overnight yields the best texture, but if you forget, the quick-soak method will work: Bring beans and water to cover by 3 inches to a boil; remove from heat, and let stand, covered, for 1 hour. - Hector Manuel Sanchez

Cajun Red Beans and Brown Rice with Andouille

Cajun Red Beans and Brown Rice with Andouille Recipe This easy, budget-friendly dish delivers classic Cajun flavor with a modern whole-grain (brown rice) twist. We find that soaking the beans overnight yields the best texture, but if you forget, the quick-soak method will work: Bring beans and water to cover by 3 inches to a boil; remove from heat, and let stand, covered, for 1 hour. Hector Manuel Sanchez
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Spiced Brown Basmati Coconut Rice Recipe Like all types of brown rice, each grain of brown basmati retains its nutritious bran and germ. The gentle sweetness of the rice comes from unrefined coconut oil, which not only has great flavor but is also rich in antioxidants. It complements the Indian spices in the dish too. - Iain Bagwell

Spiced Brown Basmati Coconut Rice

Spiced Brown Basmati Coconut Rice Recipe Like all types of brown rice, each grain of brown basmati retains its nutritious bran and germ. The gentle sweetness of the rice comes from unrefined coconut oil, which not only has great flavor but is also rich in antioxidants. It complements the Indian spices in the dish too. Iain Bagwell
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Brown Basmati Coconut Rice Recipe Like all types of brown rice, each grain of brown basmati retains its nutritious bran and germ. The gentle sweetness of this rice comes from unrefined coconut oil, which is rich in antioxidants. Use this rice as a base for saucy Middle Eastern or Indian dishes, including curries; in pilafs; and in soups. This recipe goes with: Spiced Brown Basmati Coconut Rice - Iain Bagwell

Brown Basmati Coconut Rice

Brown Basmati Coconut Rice Recipe Like all types of brown rice, each grain of brown basmati retains its nutritious bran and germ. The gentle sweetness of this rice comes from unrefined coconut oil, which is rich in antioxidants. Use this rice as a base for saucy Middle Eastern or Indian dishes, including curries; in pilafs; and in soups. This recipe goes with: Spiced Brown Basmati Coconut Rice Iain Bagwell
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Tuna Poke Bowls with Brown Rice and Kale Recipe Poke (pronounced POH-keh) is a popular Hawaiian salad featuring raw tuna. "Sushi-grade" tuna means that it is the highest-quality fish offered at the market. Seek out a reputable fishmonger or retailer, and don't be afraid to ask where the fish came from and how long it has been there. - Jennifer Causey; Styling: Jessie Baude

Tuna Poke Bowls with Brown Rice and Kale

Tuna Poke Bowls with Brown Rice and Kale Recipe Poke (pronounced POH-keh) is a popular Hawaiian salad featuring raw tuna. "Sushi-grade" tuna means that it is the highest-quality fish offered at the market. Seek out a reputable fishmonger or retailer, and don't be afraid to ask where the fish came from and how long it has been there. Jennifer Causey; Styling: Jessie Baude
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Garlic-Studded Brown Rice Recipe Precooked brown rice gets wonderfully crispy in the skillet--no need to microwave it first. - Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Garlic-Studded Brown Rice

Garlic-Studded Brown Rice Recipe Precooked brown rice gets wonderfully crispy in the skillet--no need to microwave it first. Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
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Simple Rice And Beans Recipe This basic recipe couldn't be simpler. The whole thing comes together with only six ingredients in under seven minutes. - Meredith Food Studios

Simple Rice And Beans

Simple Rice And Beans Recipe This basic recipe couldn't be simpler. The whole thing comes together with only six ingredients in under seven minutes. Meredith Food Studios
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Broccoli Fried Rice with Kimchi Cream Recipe Coveted for its subtly sweet flowering heads, broccoli delivers crunch and a hefty dose of potassium, which supports blood pressure. Save the stalks for stir-fries or slaws; they’re rich in the gut-friendly fiber cellulose. For fullest flavor, make sure you use the darker toasted sesame oil. The lighter variety won't have the same rich taste. - Jennifer Causey

Broccoli Fried Rice with Kimchi Cream

Broccoli Fried Rice with Kimchi Cream Recipe Coveted for its subtly sweet flowering heads, broccoli delivers crunch and a hefty dose of potassium, which supports blood pressure. Save the stalks for stir-fries or slaws; they’re rich in the gut-friendly fiber cellulose. For fullest flavor, make sure you use the darker toasted sesame oil. The lighter variety won't have the same rich taste. Jennifer Causey
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Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe Chopped kimchi goes into the rice for a little crunch and a lot of flavor, and kimchi juice finishes the dish for a jolt of tangy-spicy goodness. It's a quick meatless main dish that only needs a side of broccoli or a simple side salad to round out the meal. - Jennifer Causey

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice Recipe Chopped kimchi goes into the rice for a little crunch and a lot of flavor, and kimchi juice finishes the dish for a jolt of tangy-spicy goodness. It's a quick meatless main dish that only needs a side of broccoli or a simple side salad to round out the meal. Jennifer Causey
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Jalapeño-Glazed Pork Chops and Rice  Recipe Jalapeño jelly makes a quick glaze for any type of meat from chicken to pork. Add chopped tomatoes to the rice for a balanced meal.

Jalapeño-Glazed Pork Chops and Rice 

Jalapeño-Glazed Pork Chops and Rice  Recipe Jalapeño jelly makes a quick glaze for any type of meat from chicken to pork. Add chopped tomatoes to the rice for a balanced meal.
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Edamame, Chicken, and Rice Salad Recipe Cooking the chicken recipe in a single layer allows the chicken to brown and not stew. The browned bits left behind help to season the rice.

Edamame, Chicken, and Rice Salad

Edamame, Chicken, and Rice Salad Recipe Cooking the chicken recipe in a single layer allows the chicken to brown and not stew. The browned bits left behind help to season the rice.
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Zucchini Rice Gratin Recipe Inspired by Julia Child's classic recipe for Tian de Courgettes au Riz (zucchini gratin), my version is comforting yet fresh and clean--it's not overloaded with heavy cream or cheese. - Linda Pugliese

Zucchini Rice Gratin

Zucchini Rice Gratin Recipe Inspired by Julia Child's classic recipe for Tian de Courgettes au Riz (zucchini gratin), my version is comforting yet fresh and clean--it's not overloaded with heavy cream or cheese. Linda Pugliese
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Korean-Style Pork and Rice Recipe Gochujang is a spicy, deeply savory sauce made from Korean chiles, fermented soybeans, and salt. It adds a mild heat to the finished dish so kids can still enjoy. Use the sauce as a marinade or baste for grilled meats, a dipping sauce for kebabs, or a stir-in for sandwich spreads. - Jennifer Causey

Korean-Style Pork and Rice

Korean-Style Pork and Rice Recipe Gochujang is a spicy, deeply savory sauce made from Korean chiles, fermented soybeans, and salt. It adds a mild heat to the finished dish so kids can still enjoy. Use the sauce as a marinade or baste for grilled meats, a dipping sauce for kebabs, or a stir-in for sandwich spreads. Jennifer Causey
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Coriander Chicken and Rice Recipe This dish is inspired by the savory street cart chicken and rice whose fragrance will lure you over from a block away. Though you can enjoy this lunch at room temperature, it tastes best reheated. Rest assured, the food holds up beautifully. - Greg DuPree

Coriander Chicken and Rice

Coriander Chicken and Rice Recipe This dish is inspired by the savory street cart chicken and rice whose fragrance will lure you over from a block away. Though you can enjoy this lunch at room temperature, it tastes best reheated. Rest assured, the food holds up beautifully. Greg DuPree
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Broccoli Fried Rice with Kimchi Cream Recipe Coveted for its subtly sweet flowering heads, broccoli delivers crunch and a hefty dose of potassium, which supports blood pressure. Save the stalks for stir-fries or slaws; they’re rich in the gut-friendly fiber cellulose. For fullest flavor, make sure you use the darker toasted sesame oil. The lighter variety won't have the same rich taste. - Jennifer Causey

Broccoli Fried Rice with Kimchi Cream

Broccoli Fried Rice with Kimchi Cream Recipe Coveted for its subtly sweet flowering heads, broccoli delivers crunch and a hefty dose of potassium, which supports blood pressure. Save the stalks for stir-fries or slaws; they’re rich in the gut-friendly fiber cellulose. For fullest flavor, make sure you use the darker toasted sesame oil. The lighter variety won't have the same rich taste. Jennifer Causey
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Single Serving Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe Cooking for one doesn’t have to be boring or a hassle. This easy and delicious dinner comes together in one pan and in less time than it takes to go through a drive-thru.   - Time Inc. Video Studio

Single Serving Shrimp Fried Rice

Single Serving Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe Cooking for one doesn’t have to be boring or a hassle. This easy and delicious dinner comes together in one pan and in less time than it takes to go through a drive-thru.   Time Inc. Video Studio
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Combination Fried Rice Recipe Use a mix of whatever meat you have on hand in this combination fried rice. Spicy chili-garlic sauce adds a kick and, once opened, it keeps indefinitely in the refrigerator. - Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Norman King

Combination Fried Rice

Combination Fried Rice Recipe Use a mix of whatever meat you have on hand in this combination fried rice. Spicy chili-garlic sauce adds a kick and, once opened, it keeps indefinitely in the refrigerator. Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Norman King
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Acorn Squash with Sage-Cranberry Rice Stuffing Recipe With this recipe, you’re basically treating the slow cooker like a small steam oven. The ice slows down the cooking so the squash doesn’t overcook. The technique works beautifully to yield buttery-soft squash and to meld the flavors in the stuffing. It’s a vegetarian—vegan, actually—dish that’s easy and satisfying. - Victor Protasio

Acorn Squash with Sage-Cranberry Rice Stuffing

Acorn Squash with Sage-Cranberry Rice Stuffing Recipe With this recipe, you’re basically treating the slow cooker like a small steam oven. The ice slows down the cooking so the squash doesn’t overcook. The technique works beautifully to yield buttery-soft squash and to meld the flavors in the stuffing. It’s a vegetarian—vegan, actually—dish that’s easy and satisfying. Victor Protasio
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Red Beans and Rice Recipe If you want stick-to-your-ribs fare, this dish is it: The beans and brown rice deliver complex carbohydrates and protein, both of which take longer to digest. We love the smoky heat of andouille sausage, but regular smoked turkey sausage links or hot Italian sausage also work. - Jennifer Causey

Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice Recipe If you want stick-to-your-ribs fare, this dish is it: The beans and brown rice deliver complex carbohydrates and protein, both of which take longer to digest. We love the smoky heat of andouille sausage, but regular smoked turkey sausage links or hot Italian sausage also work. Jennifer Causey
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Nutty Fried Rice Recipe We incorporate lots of nutty flavor into traditional fried rice using sesame oil, cashews, peanut butter, and sesame seeds. - Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Torie Cox; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen

Nutty Fried Rice

Nutty Fried Rice Recipe We incorporate lots of nutty flavor into traditional fried rice using sesame oil, cashews, peanut butter, and sesame seeds. Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Torie Cox; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen
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Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl Recipe This quick and easy sausage and spinach rice bowl recipe is a one-dish meal that can be ready in 10 minutes flat. - José Picayo

Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl

Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl Recipe This quick and easy sausage and spinach rice bowl recipe is a one-dish meal that can be ready in 10 minutes flat. José Picayo
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Turmeric Pork Chops with Green Onion Rice Recipe We love that the side dish recipe allows you to dress up precooked brown rice by adding fresh lime juice and cilantro. You'll love the pork chop, but it may be the rice side dish that you make again and again, as it pairs perfectly with a variety of dishes, ranging from Spanish to Asian. - Hector Manuel Sanchez

Turmeric Pork Chops with Green Onion Rice

Turmeric Pork Chops with Green Onion Rice Recipe We love that the side dish recipe allows you to dress up precooked brown rice by adding fresh lime juice and cilantro. You'll love the pork chop, but it may be the rice side dish that you make again and again, as it pairs perfectly with a variety of dishes, ranging from Spanish to Asian. Hector Manuel Sanchez
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Quick Red Beans and Rice Recipe If you don't have Cajun seasoning, you can combine equal parts garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, ground red pepper, and dried oregano. - Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Quick Red Beans and Rice

Quick Red Beans and Rice Recipe If you don't have Cajun seasoning, you can combine equal parts garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, ground red pepper, and dried oregano. Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower
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Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice Recipe This full-flavored dinner requires only $9.60 and 30 minutes to make 4 servings... that's fast food at its finest. The vibrant glaze--which pulls bold flavors from soy sauce, honey, lime juice, fresh ginger, and garlic--would be equally delicious on chicken breasts or pork chops. - Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice

Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice Recipe This full-flavored dinner requires only $9.60 and 30 minutes to make 4 servings... that's fast food at its finest. The vibrant glaze--which pulls bold flavors from soy sauce, honey, lime juice, fresh ginger, and garlic--would be equally delicious on chicken breasts or pork chops. Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
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