Rice & grains recipes with 400 or fewer calories

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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Ever wondered how to get that perfect consistency of spanish rice that's served in restaurants? Here's the secret...

Wendi Taylor
Jun 2012
Professional
6 votes
4560 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
3696 views
Lemon~Dill and Capers Rice Side Dish

Lemon~Dill and Capers Rice Side Dish

Works so well with Baked Chicken,

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Apr 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
132 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Sergio Hernandez
Jan 2009
Advanced
10 votes
20265 views
Mexican Rice Pilaf

Mexican Rice Pilaf

Generally, Mexican cooks make this rice with fresh tomatoes, but ever the corner-cutter, I use petite diced, drained.

myra byanka
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
2114 views
Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Easy-Does-It Fried Rice

Leftover rice is a perfect excuse to make fried rice, and this is a simple recipe for a favorite oriental comfort food. Add in any desired meat or…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2016
Professional
1 vote
1071 views
Black Beans and Rice

Black Beans and Rice

A Cuban classic, this goes perfectly with all pork dishes, and also with poultry and fish.

John Spottiswood
May 2010
Advanced
3 votes
2764 views
The Best Mexican Rice

The Best Mexican Rice

I made this for a Cinco de Mayo party and it was just like the rice you get in a Mexican restaurant. Light, fluffy, and perfect for your next…

MarthaW
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
5724 views
Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi

Yakimeshi

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
6789 views
Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

Yellow Garlic Rice and Broccoli

I make this all the time for a quick and easy side dish. Alternately, this can be a main dish by adding 1 lb. of chicken, beef, or pork. my…

Smokinhotchef
Apr 2012
Advanced
1 vote
1895 views
Dirty Rice with Andouille Sausage

Dirty Rice with Andouille Sausage

This is a great recipe for potlucks or holidays. I have substituted andouille sausage for gizzards.

myra byanka
Aug 2012
Professional
1 vote
2362 views
Greek Rice

Greek Rice

This recipe combines my favorite traditional Greek ingredients to make a tasty rice dish. Add some chicken to make a meal out of it!

Mary Joseph
Oct 2008
Advanced
5 votes
18701 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
10095 views
French Rice Salad

French Rice Salad

This is a light and flavorful as a main dish or side dish. It's a perfect side for any grilled meat or fish.

Nancy Miyasaki
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
10121 views
Toasted-Coconut Rice

Toasted-Coconut Rice

This is a light, tasty rice that goes well with curries or other asian dishes.

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
2374 views