6 Healthy And Tasty Ways To Prepare Brown Rice

We all know by now that brown rice is healthier than white rice. Brown rice is a nutritional powerhouse. This grain is high in magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, folate, fiber and protein. Not only is brown rice healthy, it’s also incredibly delicious and versatile. Brown rice is digested slowly by the body and will keep you feeling full longer. Here you can find six healthy and tasty brown rice recipes:

1. Brown rice with veggies

This hearty brown rice recipe will satisfy every member of your family. Also, this recipe is dairy-free and egg free.

Ingredients:

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1 large onion, chopped
1 carrot, diced
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cup peas, frozen
1/2 cup brown rice
2 cups vegetable stock
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and lightly stir-fry until tender. Add the carrot, celery, peas, brown rice and vegetable stock. Cooks for 30 minutes or until the rice is tender. Bon appetit.

2. Delicious brown rice with mushrooms

Delicious brown rice with mushrooms recipe can be served a side dish or as a main course. This recipe is loaded with mushrooms, which have a wide variety of health benefits.

Ingredients:

2 cups sliced mushrooms
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp. paprika
½ tsp. chili powder
1 shredded carrot
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 cup brown rice, cooked
1 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp. soy sauce

Instructions:

Heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the onion, garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredient and cook for 10 minutes. Serve warm.

3. Healthy brown rice pudding

This healthy and easy to make brown rice pudding makes the perfect healthy snack.

Ingredients:

2 cups brown rice, cooked
1 tsp. cinnamon
4 cups milk, or soy milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
¼ cup raisins

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 400. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Place the mixture into an oven safe dish and cook for 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

4. Creamy Zucchini Brown Rice

Zucchini is an excellent addition to any meal. This recipe is also versatile and can really be used with any grain.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Greek yogurt
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 sliced zucchini
1 onion, sliced
2 cups cooked brown rice
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
6 tbsp. water

Instructions:

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the onion, zucchini, brown rice, garlic powder, and water. Cook for 10 minutes. Set aside. Stir in the yogurt. Serve and enjoy.

5. Brown rice burritos

This recipe is loaded with nutritious, antioxidant-packed beans. Beans are an excellent source of protein and fiber, which can help you feel full for longer.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup grilled chicken, diced
1/3 tsp. chili powder
2 cups brown rice, cooked
1 cup beans, drained and rinsed
¼ cup tomato salsa
4 tortillas, gluten-free

Instructions:

In a large skillet, cook the onion for 3 minutes. Add all the remaining ingredients and cook for 5 minutes. Spread the mixture over tortillas. Roll each tortilla up tightly. Done!

6. Spicy Mexican brown rice

Spicy Mexican brown rice looks beautiful on the plate and tastes amazing. Serve with chicken, salmon, or veggies.

Ingredients:

1 cup brown rice, cooked
1 cup diced turkey breast
1 cup canned beans, drained, rinsed
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup canned corn, drained, rinsed
1 sliced chili pepper
1 onion, diced
1/2 cup tomato salsa
Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a large skillet, heat the olive oil.Add the onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the turkey and cook for 5 minutes. Add the rice, beans, water, corn, chili pepper and tomato salsa. Cook for 10 more minutes. Serve warm. Enjoy.

6 Healthy And Tasty Ways To Prepare Brown Rice