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8 Rice-Based Holiday Dishes

Dec 19, 2015 03:30AM ● Published by Family Features

Look no further than your pantry this holiday season for a staple that can be included in breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert recipes, potluck menus – or even in food-based gifts. Quick, easy and ready in minutes, wholesome Minute® Rice, available in in white, brown and multi-grain varieties, is the perfect ingredient for these seasonal breakfasts, side dishes and desserts.

Pineapple Cranberry Holiday Salad

  1. Pineapple Cranberry Holiday Salad – This perfect holiday or side dish recipe idea features delicious Minute Multi-Grain Medley – a blend of four gluten-free, 100 percent whole grains including brown, Thai red and wild rice and quinoa – plus tangy pineapple, whole cranberries, pecans and fresh celery.

Zucchini Banana Multi-Grain Bread

  1. Zucchini Banana Multi-Grain Bread – Save those bananas for this delicious zucchini bread with just the right amount of whole grains. Perfect with walnuts or chopped pecans and makes a great gift for friends and neighbors.

Cranberry Pecan Multi-Grain Stuffing

  1. Cranberry Pecan Multi-Grain StuffingA perfect holiday or special occasion side dish featuring sauteed onions, crisp celery and flavorful dried cranberries all simmered in broth. Don't forget to add the toasted chopped pecans.

Honey Nut Dressing

  1. Honey Nut DressingAn easy-to-make, dressing or stuffing recipe idea with Minute Whole Grain Brown Rice, crunchy walnuts and sweet raisins.

Classic Rice Pudding

  1. Classic Rice PuddingA holiday favorite, everyone will want to taste this classic rice pudding dessert recipe after dinner.

Broccoli Rice Casserole

  1. Broccoli Rice CasseroleThe quintessential creamy side dish, perfect for dinner, an office potluck or a holiday meal.

Sweet Potato Rice Casserole

  1. Sweet Potato Rice Casserole – A delicious take on a traditional holiday side, perfect with either Minute White or Whole Grain Brown Rice.

Brown Rice Frittata with Bacon and Edamame

  1. Brown Rice Frittata with Bacon and Edamame – Try whole grain brown rice for breakfast with this delicious frittata, crisp bacon, scallions and edamame.

Find more holiday recipes and preparation tips at minuterice.com.

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