A rich source of carbohydrates and an all-around versatile ingredient, rice is one of those staples we hope will stay around for a long long time.
Not only is it quick and easy to prepare, but toss a couple of ingredients with it and you have a wholesome, filling meal in minutes. Here are a few ways you could make use of that leftover, fluffy cooked carb for a delicious dinner option.
Easier to make if you have a wok and takes 35 mins to make. The prawns are optional.
This salad is made with another easy-to-find staple ingredient; chickpeas. Packed with protein, this legume is as versatile as the beloved carb grain in this recipe. It also takes just 35 mins to prepare.
All you need is a can of black beans and some cooked rice. You can inject rich colours to this dish by adding some salsa, avo and even some fresh broccoli.
Cereal is a good go-to for a quick dinner replacement on those lazy nights, but this breakfast-for-dinner idea is even better! This is an easy three-ingredient recipe that takes only 25 mins to make.
Like most salads, this one is super quick to make and requires only a few ingredients – some of which might already be stocked in the pantry or cupboard, whilst additional ingredients like pine nuts, cashews, halloumi cheese and sultanas would probably require a trip to the store.