Category Archives for Rice

Tuna and Rice Salad with Veggies

This is such a great summer salad. It’s full of veggies, rice and tuna. It’s a perfect example of healthy eating on a budget. It’s not just for summer though. Enjoy it as a yummy lunch throughout the year. You can make it ahead of time and pack it for lunch. Of course as with […]

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Fried Rice with Vegetables

One of my favorite things about this recipe is that it is so versatile. Serve the veggie fried rice as a main dish or lunch, or as a side when you’re making fish or baked chicken.  Vary the veggies depending on what you already have at home, what’s on sale at the store or what’s […]

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Kidney Beans And Rice

This rice bowl is such a great versatile recipe. You can cook it in big batches and between the rice, the sausage and the kidney beans it really fills you up. If you’re cooking this for young kids, you may want to omit the hot sauce and cayenne pepper while you’re cooking. Adults can add […]

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Tuna Rice And Veggie Casserole

Unlike most traditional tuna casseroles, this one has rice instead of noodles which I’m liking better these days. The frozen (or leftover) veggies along with the cooked rice stretch one little can of tuna into a nice dinner for 4. It’s a great frugal meal that can easily be modified to make due with what’s […]

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Bacon And Egg Fried Rice

I make fried rice at least once a week for dinner. It’s a quick easy meal and a great way to use up leftover cooked rice. If you feeding more people than you expected, it’s easy to stretch this meal by adding another cup or two of rice, an extra egg and whatever leftover veggies […]

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Perfectly Easy Mexican Rice

To be sure it turns out just right, you must follow these directions verbatim (precisely). Hardest thing is the toasting of the rice, but it’s not too hard. You’ll get better the more you try it. What you will need: 1 lb. bag white rice 1 small can tomato sauce 4 cups water 2 Tbsps […]

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Homemade Spanish Rice

2 tbsp oil 2 tbsp onion (chopped) 1 ½ cups white rice 2 cups chicken broth 1 cup chunky salsa Get a large frying pan and heat the oil in it first. Next add the onion and cook until they are fork tender. Add rice to onions and stir it around until the rice starts […]

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Fried Rice Blend

The most important thing about this recipe is the rice blend. Because white rice isn’t very nutritious and brown rice can be a little chewy I use the best of both worlds. Make a rice blend using 2 cups of white rice, 1 cup of brown rice, 1 cup of whole wheat and 1/4 cup […]

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Almost Rice A Roni

A mom with a lot of mouths to feed and not much money,I created a few trick. My favorite is ALMOST RICE A RONI. My family loves the stuff. I could buy 1 box but needed more. ALMOST RICE A RONI 1 BOX OF YOUR favorite flavor Rice A Roni 1 additional cup rice or […]

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Homemade Rice-a-roni

3 Tbs. butter or margarine 2 boneless skinless chicken breast (or any meat that is on sale!) 1 Lg onion, finely chopped 1 cup carrots, shredded 1 cup corn (fresh or frozen) 2 Garlic clove, crushed 1 cup long-grain white rice 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 tsp. salt Fresh cilantro or parsley(optional) Melt butter in […]

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Chicken Supreme

Makes 10 servings 5 pounds chicken nuggets 6 cups water 1 onion coarsely chopped 1 bay leaf large 2 cups bread fresh crumbs, toasted 2 cups white rice cooked 1 cup celery chopped 4 eggs lightly beaten 1 onion small, chopped 1 4-ounce jar pimiento chopped, undrained 2 teaspoons salt In a 5-quart Dutch oven […]

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