Easy Vegetable Rice

Vegetable rice is a fast, easy, and healthy meal that looks and tastes great. The jasmine rice and herbs have a wonderful aroma and are an all in one pot meal (or side dish) that will surprise you. The best part about this recipe are all the variations you can create. Use fresh or frozen veggies, add herbs, nuts or seeds for a crunch or top with cheese. You will be digging in and creating something healthy and delicious in no time.

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So easy this vegetable rice recipe is all cooked in your rice cooker, so no extra dishes needed! Hooray for a one pot dinner meal that cooks itself!

Easy Vegetable Rice Recipe

Prep Time: 10-15 mins

Cook Time: 20-25 mins

Servings: Makes about 4 servings

IngredientsIngredients:

  • 1 cup of jasmine rice (long grain will work)
  • 1 ½ cup vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • ½ cup diced carrots
  • ½ chopped mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • Shredded Parmesan (optional)

 

Directions:
It’s all in the prep for this one. Chop up your veggies.

In your rice cooker add rice and recommended stock.

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Add in all other ingredients except parsley and parmesan. Stir and set to cook.

This rice cooker is the perfect size for this recipe, or size up to their just larger rice cooker for a bigger family. But if you don’t need a bigger size, seriously stick with the small one. It’s SO easy to clean!

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Check about halfway through to make sure your liquid isn’t totally gone. If it feels dry add a little more stock. Continue to cook. Once rice is cooked add 1 tbsp parsley saving the rest for garnish. Fork rice mixture. Serve as a main course or as a side dish. Top with a little sprinkling of parsley and parmesan. Enjoy!

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Easy Vegetable Rice Recipe

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This vegetable rice is a fast easy meal that looks and tastes great. The jasmine rice and herbs have a wonderful aroma and are an all in one pot meal (or side dish) that will surprise you. The best part about this recipe are all the variations you can create. Use fresh or frozen veggies, add herbs, nuts or seeds for a crunch or top with cheese.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of jasmine rice (long grain will work)
  • 1 ½ cup vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • ½ cup diced carrots
  • ½ chopped mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • Shredded parmesan (optional)
Directions:
  1. Chop up your veggies.
  2. In your rice cooker add rice and recommended stock.
  3. Add in all other ingredients except parsley and parmesan.
  4. Stir and set to cook on white rice setting.
  5. Check about halfway through to make sure your liquid isn’t totally gone. If it feels dry add a little more stock.
  6. Once rice is cooked add 1 tbsp parsley saving the rest for garnish.
  7. Fork rice mixture.
  8. Serve as a main course or as a side dish.
  9. Top with a little sprinkling of parsley and parmesan.
  10. Enjoy!

 

We hope you love this healthy recipe and add it to your next meal plan! For another super easy dinner meal pop over to see our Parmesan Chicken Bake recipe next!

Parmesan Chicken Bake

 

 

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About Vanessa

Vanessa loves being a wife and the mother of 2 very active toddler girls. She enjoys finding new ways to have fun with her family be it outdoor activities, traveling, watching movies, and doing creative projects. She loves to cook and works at creating home-cooked meals and recipes that are both delicious and healthy for her family.

Comments

Easy Vegetable Rice — 14 Comments

  1. My kids would definitely eat vegetable rice like this recipe. Thanks for sharing it at this week’s #HomeMattersParty

  2. I need to try making this. My husband is a 6 foot tall child, and I have to try every trick in the book to get him to eat any sort of vegetable.

  3. What a great idea. It’s like an easier, healthier version of fried rice. Hmmm…I may have to try this.

  4. We love Vegetable rice and this really is an easy recipe to make. I am going to make this for dinner. My kids will love it.

  5. Oh this looks so good! I have a rice cooker, but am not very good at using it yet. I have to give this a try! My family loves rices, so I need to find some ones to make for us!