Healthy Rice Dishes

Rice makes the perfect base for many healthy dishes, and we've got the recipes to prove it. Whether you're in the mood for fragrant basmati, chewy wild rice, or tangy lemon rice, you'll find dozens of healthy and delicious rice ideas here.

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Breakfast Rice Cereal

Better Homes and Gardens

Make brown rice the headliner in this hot cereal that's studded with dried fruit bits.

Total: 20 mins

Make Mine Meatless: Tasty, Healthy Main Dishes

One of my goals for the new year is to cook one meatless dinner per week. Recipes like Greek Quinoa with Avocados make it easy to stick to that goal. Why the push for meatless?

Southern Seafood and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

For a meal that's flavored in the style of Louisiana cooking, serve this jambalaya-style main dish recipe with cornbread sticks.

Total: 30 mins

Stuffed Tomato Flowers

Better Homes and Gardens

The filling of savory vegetables, salty olives, and sweet fruit transforms tomatoes into prizewinning edible flowers.

Souffle Hoppin John

Better Homes and Gardens

Bake and serve this hearty casserole recipe in the same dish.

Pineapple-Orange Ginger Turkey

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy Polynesian dish capitalizes on the tangy-sweet flavors of pineapple and orange juice concentrate plus a generous amount of fresh ginger.

Spicy Barley and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Chopped chipotle peppers bring a spicy touch to this healthy barley, rice, and spinach recipe. Toasted pecans add a crunchy texture.

Stuffed Peppers

Heart-Healthy Living

Sweet peppers are the container for this version of Spanish rice. Or, you can serve the rice in a bowl as a side dish for chicken or pork.

Seafood Paella

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Turkey and Chili Pepper Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Peppers add a bit of heat to this turkey and bok choy dish. Anaheim peppers are milder and larger than jalapeno peppers. Both are readily available in most grocery stores.

Total: 25 mins

Thai Chicken and Rice

Parents

Forget takeout! You can make this quick Thai dinner at home. Light coconut milk makes this chicken and vegetable dinner low-fat.

Total: 15 mins

Turkey and Wild Rice Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

Wild rice, turkey, cranberries, and a can of mushroom soup join our Midwestern translation of this treasured old-world classic.

VELVEETA® 20 Minute Cheesy Chili 'N Rice Skillet

VELVEETA®

Browned ground beef, canned chili, tomatoes and instant rice are transformed into an easy, cheesy family-pleasing meal.

Total: 20 mins

Healthy Fried Rice: Dinner for $10

Want to know one of the big secrets to keeping your New Year's resolution to eat healthier: make it easy! That's why all month during January here at Dinner for $10, we're bringing you healthy recipes that not only won't break the bank, but that fit in with a busy life. First up, this Healthy Fried Rice. Here's what we love about it: just 15 minutes to prep, it's packed with veggies and brown rice and yields 4 servings at just $1.55 per serving. Pro tip: cook the brown rice a day or so in advance and store itread more

Fennel-Mushroom Risotto

Better Homes and Gardens

For just-right creaminess, avoid peeking during cooking. To serve this side dish recipe as a main dish, top with slices of grilled chicken.

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