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6 Ways to Turn That Leftover Rice into a New Dish

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6 Ways to Turn That Leftover Rice into a New Dish

Cooking the right quantity of rice is not always easy.  Amateur cooks are quick to prepare too much, ending up with a lot of leftovers and that what to do with leftover rice dilemma.

Instead of throwing it away or spending the following week eating the same thing try these six recipes that are the perfect tasty way for using up those leftotvers.

From golden fried Sicilian rice balls,  vibrant salad and baked stuffed peppers to creamy puddings, the choice is yours. Find the recipes below.


Arancini, or fried rice balls, are an easy and tasty Italian recipe: learn how to make deep fried rice balls with cheese and saffron, a traditional street food.

Southwestern Rice Salad

This wholesome rice salad is as simple as throwing all the ingredients together with your cooked rice, including black beans, sweetcorn, tomatoes and plenty of seasoning.

Rice Stuffed Peppers

A tasty impressive dish using the lefover rice with added olives, pine nuts, parsley and the chilli flakes stuffed inside green peppers and baked to perfection.

Gluten Free Rice Cake

Why not turn your rice into a cake? A great gluten free easy brunch option, a slice of this will go down like a treat.

Fried Egg Rice with Scallions

Short on time and hungry? This simple recipe will rescue you. Simply fry up the rice leftovers with some added scallions for flavour.

Rice Pudding with Coconut Milk

Sweet tooth? try this creamy coconut pudding and make a dessert out of your leftover rice.

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