Rice is one of the most inexpensive ingredients to keep in your pantry. You can stock up at your local dollar store, and it’ll stay good for an incredibly long time. We love adding rice to our favorite dishes ’cause it just give ’em a heartier taste, filling us up without breaking the bank. Whether you add it into your main course or serve it on the side, we bet you’ll love these easy-to-make dishes.
Chicken and Rice Recipes
Chicken and rice are a classic dinner combination, and we’ve got plenty of recipes that you’ll absolutely love to make. Before you know it, you’ll be buying these ingredients in bulk!
1. Chicken Cacciatore One Pot (shown above, left)
2. Chicken and Rice Pot (shown above, right)
Dinner Recipes with Rice
Rice doesn’t just pair well with chicken—it’s great with beef, pork, veggies, and more! These dinner recipes with rice combine the main course and side dish to make an all-in-one meal that’s sure to be easy on your wallet. We love not having to cook up a separate side dish, don’t you?
1. Meaty Vegetable and Rice Stuffed Peppers (shown above, left)
2. Pork Chop Casserole (shown above, right)
Rice Side Dish Recipes
Rice is a great choice when you’re looking for a side dish recipe to bring over the in-laws. It’ll go with just about any main course and is different from the usual vegetable dish. Plus, rice is so inexpensive that you’ll be saving a pretty penny too!
1. Beefy Fried Rice (shown above, left)
2. Mushroom Rice Bake (shown above, right)
4. Spanish Rice
Rice Pudding Recipes
Rice pudding is a great choice if you’re looking for an inexpensive dessert. It’s such a sweet, refreshing change of pace from cakes and pies that we bet your family will be asking for seconds!
1. Tropical Layered Rice Pudding (shown above, left)
2. Hotel Rice Pudding (shown above, right)
We’ve got even more great rice recipes where those came from! Check out our complete collection of 29 Must-Make Rice Recipes here!
We want to know! What’s your favorite kind of rice dish? Let us know in the comments below!