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RiceRice is an inexpensive and versatile food, but I always seem to eat it in the same ways. Here’s a collection of recipes that are either made with rice or complement it nicely.

Gallo Pinto

Gallo pintoGallo pinto, literally “spotted rooster,” is ubiquitous in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It refers to black beans and rice cooked together, and is served at every meal, surrounded by various side dishes. It’s easy to make and very healthy.

Spicy Jasmine Rice

Spicy jasmine riceAn easy recipe for colorful, spicy jasmine rice.

Wild Rice with Chestnuts

Wild rice with chestnutsEarthy wild rice pairs beautifully with sweet chestnuts.

Three-Grain Pilaf

Three grain pilafSimple but a bit more textured than rice pilaf thanks to the addition of millet and quinoa.

Chelo sabzamini

Rice and potato pilafRice pilaf enhanced with golden potatoes, for when you just can’t decide between your two favorite starches.

Raw Wild Rice Pilaf

Raw wild rice pilafSoaked, uncooked wild rice is firm with an earthy flavor that pairs wonderfully with cranberries and walnuts.

Maki Rolls

Maki rollsMaki rolls are a vegetarian relative of sushi. This recipe calls for cucumber, avocado, and carrots, but you can experiment with other ingredients as well.

Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage rollsNormally filled with a mixture of ground beef and rice, cabbage rolls are a staple in Eastern Europe and a favorite in many other countries. Try these vegetarian cabbage rolls stuffed with rice and vegetables for an equally tasty main course.

Boiled Rice

Boiled riceI used to hate making rice, until I realized that the world won’t end if I ignore conventional wisdom. It’s ok to remove the lid to stir during cooking and to add more water, and it doesn’t even matter if there’s liquid left at the end. As when cooking pasta, you can just drain whatever’s left when the rice is ready.

Rice Salad

Rice saladThis is a very simple but lovely dish. Kids will especially like making their own salad by picking their favorite items.

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