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Brown Rice with Vegetables

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 1
  • Cook Time: 8
  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Brown Rice with Vegetables is a great lunch option that can be quickly meal prepped with Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice, a mixture of frozen vegetables, loads of garlic and a simple fresh parsley garnish.


  • 4Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice cups
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 10 ounces frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, sweet corn, green beans, peas)
  • salt
  • ground pepper
  • fresh parsley garnish


  1. Heat four Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice cups, microwaving two at a time for 90 seconds with the top peeled off.
  2. As the rice is heating up in the microwave, heat up a nonstick pan on the stovetop to a medium-high heat. Once hot, add a drizzle of olive oil followed by the minced garlic and followed immediately by the frozen vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and ground pepper. Give the vegetables a toss in the pan frequently for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Add the vegetables to the rice and stir together in a mixing bowl.
  4. Add a parsley garnish.
  5. Serve immediately or place in four containers to reheat for meal prep.


Try adding a fried egg on top or scrambled into rice!

  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Stovetop

Keywords: Minute Rice, rice, lunch, vegetables, garlic