Vegetarian rice recipes with 500 or fewer calories

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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
17588 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
6929 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
10209 views
Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

This originated as a Lebanese dish that my mom always used to make, I tweaked it a bit adding tomatoes and mint and leaving out the meat that it…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
17336 views
Brown Rice with White Beans and Spinach

Brown Rice with White Beans and Spinach

This is a light, healthy vegetarian meal.

simpleyum
Dec 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
11427 views
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
8777 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
13215 views
Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

Balinese Special Rice - Nasi Kuning

I served this rice with Balinese Roast Pork, and I think the rice was as big of a hit as the roast! I adapted…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2009
Advanced
2 votes
7306 views
Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Very tasty and fast cooking

Mary Shaldibina
Jan 2008
Intermediate
8 votes
9591 views
Pulao Rice

Pulao Rice

A bond between spices, the magical blend of flavors and the angelic combination of fragrant basmati rice is simply amazing

Navaneetham Krishnan
Aug 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
3018 views
Curried lentil and rice salad

Curried lentil and rice salad

A flavourful, curried lentil and rice salad for healthy conscious cooks.

Micheline
Apr 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
3969 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
4741 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
7622 views
Italian Rice and Beans

Italian Rice and Beans

This is a nice rice and beans dish that is similar to risotto. It is rich and creamy. We've made the lacto-ovo vegetarian version but it can easily…

Rich H
Aug 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
1736 views
Cold Rice Salad

Cold Rice Salad

This salad is best the second day. It is easy to make and I enjoy serving this during the summer when we have a lot of people over for BBQ's.

lhuffman
Apr 2008
Beginner
2 votes
6216 views