This vegetable rice recipe is the perfect way to get in your daily fill of veggies. Sauteed, seasonal vegetables add fantastic depth of flavor (not to mention a bevy of healthful vitamins) to classic rice pilaf.
This simple rice recipe nicely complements grilled chicken or baked salmon. If you end up with any leftovers, you can enjoy this vegetable rice as a satisfying and sustaining midday meal.
In a pinch, replace any of the vegetables we recommend with what’s fresh and available to you on the day of preparation. For instance, during the summer, squash like zucchini, as well as a colorful variety of bell peppers, make for an excellent seasonal bunch. In the fall, you could use butternut squash and brussels sprouts.
Regardless of which vegetables you choose to use in this vegetable rice recipe, make sure your produce is fresh, as your finished dish is sure to prove delicious.