Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Leftover Brown Rice Stir-Fry

Leftover Brown Rice Stir-Fry


  • 2-3 cups Leftover Rice
  • 3 Tbsp EVOO
  • 1-2 Onions, Chopped
  • 2-3 Cloves of garlic, Minced
  • 3-4 Carrots, peeled and Sliced
  • 1 Green Pepper, Chopped
  • Broccoli
  • Mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup Low-Sodium, gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 egg (optional)


  1. In a large frying pan or wok, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil.
  2. If using all, start with onion, then add mushrooms and pepper, then carrots, garlic and broccoli.
  3. Saute until browned and desired doneness.
  4. Toss the brown rice with 1 Tbsp of EVOO and add to veggies. Turn the heat up so the rice browns for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the soy sauce which nicely deglazes the pan and then add an egg if desired
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4-6 people

Categories: Carole's Concoctions, Special Diets

Tags: rice, diabetes-friendly