This New Orleans' inspired variation on Hoppin' John includes the traditional black-eyed peas for luck, as well as rice and tomatoes. The cooking time might seem long, but most of it is unattended.
Sweet and rich, this easy rice pudding recipe can be made with white or brown rice, whether dry or leftover from dinner.
This traditional stew from New Orleans is meat-based, but this vegetarian version leaves nothing to be desired.
When I think of Greek food, dolmades immediately come to mind, followed by the fact that these grape leaves are stuffed with meat. Fortunately, a vegetarian version of stuffed grape leaves is easy and tasty.
This hearty vegetable and rice casserole is from India.
Sweet potatoes layered with black beans, rice, and spinach make a hearty, healthy main course.
A variation on the veggie burger theme - here's one made with split peas, rice, and eggplant.
Wild mushroom risotto is earthy and unbelievably rich. It takes some time at the stove, but is well worth it for a special dinner.
An elegant soup made of wild rice and cranberries laced with sherry.
Sweet, tart, and slightly crunchy, these apple burgers might sound weird, but they definitely taste good.