15 Best Vegan Rice Recipes | Healthy Vegan Meals

All rice is vegan-friendly by default. However, the usual fried rice which consists of other ingredients such as ham and other meat is not, of course. But you do not have to stick with the plain old white rice if you are on a plant-based diet. In fact, your options to get creative with your rice dishes are endless! With that said, here are the 15 best vegan rice recipes you can easily do! 

15. Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable fried rice is a quick and easy dish that tastes exactly like the restaurant take out style! a plant based version you can make before an order would get to your door.

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14. Vegan Spanish Rice

A simple trick makes this a flavorful side with just five ingredients. this quick and easy vegan recipe tastes just like the classic Spanish Rice you remember!

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13. Instant Pot Coconut Rice

This Instant Pot Coconut Rice is absolutely oil free and high in fiber since I made it with brown rice. It pairs well with almost any entree or can be eaten as is. Along with being vegan it is gluten free and has a delicious blend of flavors.

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12. Cilantro Lime Spinach Rice

This healthy spinach rice with lime and cilantro is a simple and delicious way to get in an extra serving of greens. It works great as a side or served up in a burrito or wrap. Naturally vegan and gluten-free.

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11. Palak Rice (Instant Pot Spinach Pulao)

A perfectly delicious and easy palak rice recipe! You’ll fall in love with the mild flavors. This spinach pulao aka rice dish makes the great lunchbox for kids or adults.

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10. Instant Pot Mexican Rice {Restaurant Style}

Are you ready for restaurant style Mexican rice made right at home? Plus, it’s a quick method, as it is cooked in Instant pot (Pressure cooker). This instant pot Mexican rice as a side dish goes well with tacos (like potato tacos), fajitas, enchiladas (like vegetarian enchilada casserole).

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9. Vegan Fried Rice with Garlic Ginger Tofu

This simple vegan fried rice makes an easy and filling meatless meal. It’s packed with tons of veggies and flavorful garlic ginger tofu. It’s a simple but delicious vegan dinner recipe idea (it’s also great for vegan meal prep!) that will make enough to feed your family and you’ll probably still have leftovers for lunch the next day.

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8. Taco Rice Bowls (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Whether you’re looking for a few meatless meal ideas to add to your rotation, you’re slowly transitioning to a vegan diet, or you’re a seasoned pro when it comes to vegan cooking…whatever your situation may be, this recipe for taco rice bowls, a favourite of mine, will fit nicely into your meal plans.

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7. Mexican Cilantro Rice

The made-from-scratch flavor of this Mexican Cilantro Rice will have you walking right by the “Mexican Style” Rice-A-Roni! This fragrant cilantro-infused rice is a perfect side dish for your Mexican menu…

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6. Mexican Red Rice (Arroz Rojo)

Mexican Red Rice – or Arroz Rojo a la Mexicana – made with ingredients from your well-stocked pantry and a few fresh ingredients elevates your Mexican mains any day of the week! Add some rotisserie chicken for a quick arroz con pollo, or top with an egg for a hearty breakfast…

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5. Instant Pot Fried Rice

Instant Pot fried rice is a pressure cooker version of classic fried rice. This method of making fried rice yields a delicious, easy dish your family will love in a fraction of the time and it will totally satisfy any craving for Asian cuisine.

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4. Instant Pot Mujadara Lentils and Rice

This Instant Pot mujadara recipe is a delicious combination of lentils, rice and caramelized onions. This fragrant vegetarian recipe comes together quickly in your pressure cooker, making it perfect for any night of the week.

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3. Instant Pot Mushroom Rice / Pilaf

Looking for a tasty rice dish? Take a look at this easy mushroom rice recipe. A great one-pot recipe with lots of flavors and perfect fluffy rice. A quick, healthy meal you can make ahead! This Instant Pot Mushroom Rice pilaf is a cozy alternative to boring sandwiches for lunch and is delicious even the next day. A dish the whole family will enjoy!

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2. All-In-One-Pan Roasted Vegetable Rice Pilaf

Succulent, flavoursome roasted vegetables and fluffly, perfectly cooked rice! Roasted vegetable rice pilaf is baked in one pan for an easy side dish or tasty vegetarian dinner.

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1. Coconut Rice | Thengai Sadam

A Simple and flavorful rice made with a spiced coconut mixture is a delight for lunch. Freshly grated coconut adds a lovely aroma to this Vegan Coconut Rice also known as Thengai Sadam in Tamil.

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15 Best Vegan Rice Recipes | Healthy Vegan Meals

15 Best Vegan Rice Recipes | Healthy Vegan Meals

All rice is vegan-friendly by default. However, the usual fried rice which consists of other ingredients such as ham and other meat is not, of course. But you do not have to stick with the plain old white rice if you are on a plant-based diet. In fact, your options to get creative with your rice dishes are endless! With that said, here are the 15 best vegan rice recipes you can easily do! 

Ingredients

  • Vegetable Fried Rice
  • Vegan Spanish Rice
  • Instant Pot Coconut Rice
  • Cilantro Lime Spinach Rice
  • Palak Rice (Instant Pot Spinach Pulao)

Instructions

  1. Choose any Vegan Rice Recipes from the post that you like
  2. Click on the link below the photo to get the full recipes and instructions.
  3. Try the best Vegan Rice Recipes and share your photo under my pin on Pinterest!

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