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Healthy rice recipes

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Rice needn’t be boring. You can make a wide range of delicious, healthy midweek meals from around the world. Pick from risottos, curries, pilafs or paellas.

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  • Tabbouleh salad in bowl topped with hard boiled egg

    Brown rice tabbouleh with eggs & parsley

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Pack up this tasty rice salad for a healthy vegetarian lunch. It's full of fibre, folate and vitamin C and is topped with protein-rich boiled eggs

  • Burritos stuffed with tomato rice served, sliced, on a platter

    Mexican spiced tomato rice

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    Try using this spicy, Mexican-style rice in our Brazil nut burritos for lunch or dinner. With a spike of chilli heat, it's proof that comfort food needn't be bland

  • A bowl serving egg fried rice

    Egg-fried rice

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.66 ratings

    Don't call the Chinese takeaway – make your own egg-fried rice. Use leftover rice, or cook and dry it on a plate before using so it doesn't stick to the wok

  • A bowl of slow cooker rice pudding with almonds flaked on top

    Slow cooker rice pudding

    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    Enjoy a nostalgic pudding, or a gluten-free alternative to porridge for breakfast. Add natural sweetness with fruit or almonds and a dusting of cinnamon

  • Easiest ever paella

    Easiest ever paella

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.315 ratings

    Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour

  • Chicken & chorizo jambalaya in a shallow cast iron dish with wooden spoon

    Chicken & chorizo jambalaya

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.2372 ratings

    A Cajun-inspired rice pot recipe with spicy Spanish sausage, sweet peppers and tomatoes

  • Artichoke and aubergine rice in a bowl with a serving spoon

    Artichoke & aubergine rice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    As well as being tasty, this aubergine and artichoke is low fat, low calorie and cost effective. Make a large batch and eat it cold the next day

  • Serving of risotto with bacon & peas with fork

    Easy risotto with bacon & peas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.337 ratings

    Not one for risotto purists – this simple recipe has just a few ingredients and the stock is added all in one go.

  • Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

    Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.236 ratings

    A fast and easy meal filled with Mediterranean holiday flavours

  • One pan spicy rice

    One pan spicy rice

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.118 ratings

    This simple rice dish is a useful backup – it needs practically no preparation and uses storecupboard ingredients

  • Moroccan-style chicken with lentils

    Moroccan-style chicken with lentils

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.103 ratings

    Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous

  • Indian butternut squash curry

    Indian butternut squash curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.175 ratings

    Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry

  • Sushiritto

    Sushi burrito

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Mexican meets Japanese in this healthy sushi burrito, using sushi ingredients - tuna, nori, rice, pickled ginger, and wasabi combined to resemble a wrap

  • Help-yourself tuna rice salad

    Help-yourself tuna rice salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.82 ratings

    Ideal for busy households, this hearty salad keeps well in the fridge for up to three days, ready to be spooned into a bowl whenever you're peckish

  • Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    Jerk sweet potato & black bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.155 ratings

    Serve your vegetable curry Caribbean style, flavoured with thyme, jerk seasoning and red peppers – great with rice and peas

  • Mushroom & thyme risotto

    Mushroom & thyme risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.59 ratings

    Using a mixture of quinoa and rice gives a light texture and lovely nutty flavour to this dish

  • Chicken biryani pilau

    Chicken biryani pilau

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.58 ratings

    Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

  • Summer vegetable curry

    Summer vegetable curry

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.85 ratings

    Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish

  • Creamy tomato risotto

    Creamy tomato risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.220 ratings

    A budget rice dish flavoured with rosemary, basil and sweet cherry tomatoes. An ideal midweek supper

  • Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    Chicken, edamame & ginger pilaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.49 ratings

    Make this healthy rice pot for a mid-week supper - crammed with fibre and vitamin C

  • Spiced bulgur pilaf with fish

    Spiced bulgur pilaf with fish

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.37 ratings

    Use sustainable white fish in this North African-inspired rice one-pot with harissa and apricot - full of iron, fibre and 2 of your 5 -a-day

  • Summer courgette risotto

    Vegan courgette risotto

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.37 ratings

    This fresh vegan one-pot supper makes the most of the season's fresh produce - plus it's a great way to get kids to eat their veg

  • Japanese salmon & avocado rice

    Japanese salmon & avocado rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.32 ratings

    This dish contains the goodness of sushi but saves you the painstaking rolling and shaping

  • Skinny lamb biryani 2016

    Skinny lamb biryani

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Satisfy your curry cravings with this clever low-calorie rice dish. The lamb is stir-fried and the 'rice' is a cauliflower pilau creation

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