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Vegan rice recipes

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Creating delicious vegan meals is easy when you have rice to hand. Make fragrant pilafs, zingy salads and comforting risottos using basmati, long grain, brown or white rice.

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  • Vegetable vegan biriyani with carrot salad

    Vegetable vegan biriyani with carrot salad

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    A meat and dairy-free, Indian-inspired basmati rice dish with cauliflower, French beans, peas, potatoes, homemade curry paste and carrot salad

  • Vegan paella in a large casserole dish

    Vegan paella

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Achieve four of your 5-a-day with this vegan paella – it makes a satisfying yet low-calorie supper. We’ve included broad beans, a valuable source of plant protein

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

    Artichoke & aubergine rice

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 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

  • Harissa cauliflower pilaf served in a tray

    Harissa cauliflower pilaf

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.68 ratings

    Evoke the Middle East with our veggie harissa cauliflower pilaf with a heady combination of fruit, nuts and spice. Cook it in the oven for lovely fluffy rice

  • Lemony rice & peas

    Lemony rice & peas

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    This salad is packed with pulses and should be enough of a carb hit that you don’t need to serve potatoes as well

  • Roasted teriyaki veg bowl in a large bowl

    Roasted teriyaki veg bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Enjoy a balanced vegan veg bowl featuring brown rice topped with colourful veg and chickpeas cooked in a teriyaki sauce. It delivers four of your 5-a-day

  • Black bean, tofu & avocado rice bowl

    Black bean, tofu & avocado rice bowl

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.22 ratings

    Mix up your midweek meals with this vegetarian Mexican brown rice and grilled tofu dinner - swap for chunks of chorizo to make it meaty

  • Mexican fiesta rice served in a bowl

    Mexican fiesta rice

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.44 ratings

    Make this tasty Mexican rice to serve a crowd. Our recipe is vegan but if everyone you're cooking for eats meat, some chopped bacon in with the onions works well

  • Smoky spiced veggie rice served on a plate

    Smoky spiced veggie rice

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Try this vegan take on a jambalaya, full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour

  • Spiced roast cauliflower with herby rice

    Spiced roast cauliflower with herby rice

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    A stunning vegan main that's easy to prepare and looks the part on the plate. Roasting the cauliflower brings out the earthy flavours of the vegetable

  • Spiced vegetable biryani

    Spiced vegetable biryani

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.129 ratings

    This simple vegetable curry, full of fresh Indian flavours, is quick to make and cooks in a single pot, it's even vegan-friendly

  • Rice & peas served in a bowl

    Rice & peas

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.21 ratings

    Serve rice and peas as a side with Caribbean-style jerk chicken, or other barbecued meats. The 'peas' are actually kidney beans

  • Sesame and ginger sushi bowls in a lunchbox

    Sesame & ginger sushi bowls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    This vegan packed lunch is full of goodness, using fibre-rich wholegrain rice and protein-rich edamame beans with a tangy tamari and sesame dressing

  • Parsnip and rice salad in bowl

    Sesame parsnip & wild rice tabbouleh

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Get your fill of tasty veggies with our easy vegan parsnip & wild rice tabbouleh. Our simple winter salad is full of flavour, filling and 2 of your 5-a-day

  • Coconut rice

    Coconut rice

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

    A make-ahead basmati side dish with mild coconut flavours. Delicious served alongside curries at a party

  • Mushroom risotto in a bowl and dish

    Vegan mushroom risotto

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make a filling vegan mushroom risotto, full of rich umami flavours. This easy, family-friendly recipe makes a super-satisfying midweek dinner

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

    Mexican spiced tomato rice

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.12 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

  • Vegan burritos wrapped in foil

    Vegan burritos

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.84 ratings

    Pack these vegan wraps with vegetables, rice and chipotle black beans to make a delicious and nutritious lunch.

  • Nice 'n' spicy savoury rice

    One-pot spicy rice

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.27 ratings

    Make a batch of our homemade, budget-friendly spicy rice for a simple vegetarian family meal that will satisfy everyone

  • Zingy rice salad

    Zingy rice salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

    Made from wild red Camargue rice, cashew nuts, lime juice, spring onions and coriander, this super side salad is ideal for a picnic

  • Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    Cauliflower, rice & lentil salad

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table

  • A bowl of tofu with chilli & greens

    Tofu with chilli & greens

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    Make a midweek meal that's quick, simple and good for you. The tofu and pak choi are richly flavoured with a soy dressing and served on a bed of rice

  • Wild rice with orange & fennel

    Wild rice with orange & fennel

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    This zingy rice side dish combines bold flavours of orange, fennel and coriander - a great accompaniment to grilled meat or fish

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