Are you looking to change your lifestyle this year? Many of us are. Whether that means starting those home workouts, going to the gym, or changing the way you eat, you’re not alone. A new year is the perfect time to do so, and when it comes to food, now is the moment to think about vegetables.

Due to their nutritious properties, vegetables are essential for a balanced diet. The trouble is that people often find it difficult to think of veggie-based recipes that are tasty, simple, and straightforward. That’s where Minute Rice® has got your back. 

With our selection of recipes with vegetables, you will not be short of ideas when it comes to bringing some more nutrition to the kitchen. What’s more, these recipes are quick and easy, a dream for busy foodies who want to change their eating habits.

Nutritious Breakfast

You’ve heard the saying, ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’. But is that strictly true? No matter what time of day it is, what always matters is bringing some nutritious ingredients to the table. Here’s how you can do that with ease and satisfaction.

How about some beans and avocado to kick-start your day? You can find them in this 20-Minute Southwest Breakfast Bowl. Not only does this breakfast recipe pack plenty of flavour, it also brings a vibrant burst of colours to your table in the morning. 

Southwest Breakfast Bowl

Broccoli Recipes

Recipes with broccoli can be fun and flavourful while also quick and easy to make. A tasty lunch option with brown rice, veggies, and meat combined is this 25-Minute Beef Broccoli Stir Fry recipe. This fried rice recipe is one for the veggie lovers.

Who doesn’t love a comforting chicken dinner? But have you tried one with rice and broccoli cooked together in a skillet? That’s exactly what this Chicken and Rice with Broccoli Skillet is, as well as a hearty meal that can also be enjoyed at lunchtime. 

Since we’re looking at vegetables, why not bring some fruit to the mix? After all, if you can find the right fruit and vegetable combinations, there’s an opportunity to bring the best of both nutritious worlds to your meal. For that, try this Chicken, Broccoli, and Pineapple Stir-fry.

Chicken Broccoli Pineapple Stir Fry

Quick Veggie Dinners

It’s dinner time, and you’re pressed for time but want a satisfying meal with plenty of vegetables. It doesn’t get any easier than our Microwave Fried Rice recipe. Not only is it rich in vegetables, but it only takes 5 minutes to make. What excuses could you possibly have to leave vegetables out of dinner?

Does the thought of teriyaki sauce have you licking your lips? Just imagine it in a meaty, vegetable-rich dish that you can prepare in a matter of minutes. Maple Teriyaki Meatballs with Veggies and Rice has a diverse combo of ingredients that you can make in just a few simple steps.

If you’re a soup lover who often has that craving to get home and dive into a warm, comforting, and tasty bowl, here’s a veggie-packed gem for you to try. Our Chunky Chicken Vegetable Soup has broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, parsley, and more to stir some warmth into the soul. 

Stuffed Vegetables

If you’re yet to try stuffing vegetables with tasty and comforting filler ingredients, you may be missing a trick. Stuffed veggies make highly satisfying, flavourful, and elegant meals, which also offer you the opportunity to make something bright and impressive.

To begin, let’s take a look at these Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, in which an assortment of fresh cabbage leaves are wrapped around onion, garlic, pepper, tomato sauce, egg, beef, parsley, and white rice. You can also experiment with the dish by swapping some ingredients in and out for things you prefer. 

One of the most popular stuffed vegetable recipes is this Classic Stuffed Peppers dish. Because of their firm, colourful, and flavour-rich skin, peppers are ideal for stuffing. This dish goes down well as a main, appetizer, or handheld snack to enjoy on game day or movie night.

Classic Stuffed Peppers

So there you have it, plenty of veggie-packed rice recipes with nutritious ingredients to help you start your new culinary and dietary journey in style. For more fast, simple, and delicious recipes that make life easier for busy eaters, come and visit our quick tips