Very Good Vermicelli
When you need a simple pasta side dish with a little extra pizzazz, try this lightly flavored vermicelli.
Rice and Pasta Blend
The golden brown pasta combined with the rice gives this dish a rich, nutty flavor. If desired, use beef broth instead of chicken to serve with meat.
Risotto with Artichokes
Here's a great recipe to serve with a beef dish or serve as a meatless entree.
Pasta with Black Beans
Vegetarian lovers as well as pasta lovers will put this high-fiber dish high on their list.
Tortellini combined with the veggies gives this high-fiber Primavera a new dimension.
Use fresh basil to properly enjoy this dish. The leftovers served cold make a great salad the next day.
Holiday Rice Pilaf
The red and green color with the toasted pecan nutty flavors makes this a special dish; don't save it only for the holidays.
Here's a basic recipe for risotto. Add whatever ingredients are hanging around so it will be different each time.
Wild Rice and Pea Casserole
Use a good quality wild rice cooked in chicken broth for an extra touch.
Rice and Bean Salad
Leftover rice and canned goods from your pantry make this an easy and nutritious salad, high in protein and fiber.