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Rice is a great base for loads of flavours and can help bulk out even the most frugal of meals. Here are a selection of out top rice recipes.
Thrifty rice ideas
Try something a little different with these great family-friendly rice dishes
Rice and peas is a very well-known Jamaican recipe. In Jamaica, ‘peas’ is used to describe red kidney beans.
A deliciously different veggie side dish: the rice provides carbohydrates, the pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of zinc, while the raisins add a touch of sweetness.
This substantial yet healthy dish is scented with Indian spices. It makes a great alternative to a traditional rice salad if you're planning on catering for a party or buffet.
A rice salad is the perfect dish for summer, and with ready-cooked rice, it needs little cooking. Simply defrost the basic pilaf and add barbecued chicken and flavours – easy!
Lamb can be expensive, but this Moroccan pilaf rice dish makes a small amount go further, so as well as being super tasty it's also budget friendly.
Cosy and comforting, this tomato-based risotto is a satisfying twist on the classic Italian pasta dish.
The ingredients might sound like a strange combination but it's an earthy, savoury and deeply comforting dish.
This Venetian classic, also known as 'risi e bisi', has a soupy texture. Reduce the amount of stock for a thicker texture, if you prefer.
A truly retro picnic dish.
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