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Pasta, Grains & Pulses Side Dish Recipes


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A large collection of side and accompaniment recipes using grains such as rice, pulses such as kidney beans, noodles and all types of pasta. Including traditional and favourites from around the world including Brazilian Farofa, Indian Pilau rice, Canadian fiddlehead with beans, Tunisian couscous, Chinese egg fried rice, Italian lentils, Hungarian noodles, Boston baked beans, West Indian rice and peas, English Pease pudding, Russian Kasha, Italian risotto, French Lyonnaise butter beans, Peruvian quinoa, Mexican refried beans and Austrian Spatzle


Jump to recipes:-      35 - 60 minutes  |   0ver 60 minutes

Key:-   Veg = Vegetarian     HT = Hot      CD = Cold     ACC = Accompaniment   

30 Minutes and under

Simple Farofa    Veg   HT   CD   ACC   Brazilian   5mins    July 2002

Apricot Couscous 1  Veg   HT  ACC  N.African   15mins   

Burmese Noodles     Veg   HT  ACC   Myanmar   15mins       September  2004

Cannellini Mash     Veg  HT  ACC  15mins      September  2007

Chickpea Salad    Veg  CD  ACC  15mins        June  2008

Columbian Kidney Beans    Veg  HT  ACC  15mins       September  2007

Farofa de Manteiga   Veg  HT  ACC Brazilian  15mins     July 2002

Fig and Pistachio Couscous   Veg  CD  ACC  15mins plus cooling        June  2004

Noodles with Almonds    Veg    HT  ACC     15mins

Nouilles a la Polonaise    Veg    HT   ACC    French     15mins

Sautéed Rice    Veg    HT   ACC    15mins

Soy Garlic Noodles    Veg  HT  ACC 15mins        June  2008

Apricot Couscous   Veg    HT   ACC Moroccan   20mins     June  2002

Basic Quinoa     Veg   HT   CD  ACC   Peruvian   20mins      February 2003

Bulgur with Leeks    Veg  HT  ACC  Bulgarian  20mins        March 2004

Curried Rice Noodles en Papillote    Veg  HT ACC  mins   New!   April 2012  

Courgette Couscous    Veg  HT  ACC  20mins   August   2008



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Farofa Rapida    HT   ACC   Brazilian   20mins     July 2002

Fiddlehead and Bean Salad     Veg  CD  ACC  Canadian  20mins plus chilling          September  2006

Garlic Noodles with Oregano    Veg    HT  ACC     20mins

Homemade Ravioli Dough recipes - Basic, coloured and flavoured    New!   February 2010  

Hungarian Noodles    HT  ACC     E. European   20mins

Indonesian Rice    Veg    HT  ACC     20mins

Noodles with Cottage Cheese      HT   ACC Hungarian   20mins     November 2002

Noodles with Vegetables    Veg  HT  ACC  15mins      October  2008

Salat Tangiers    Veg   CD   ACC   Moroccan   20mins plus chilling    June  2002

Stir Fried Noodles with Eggs   HT  ACC Cambodian 20mins     December  2003

Tunisian Couscous      HT  ACC  Tunisian  20mins     March  2006

Vegetable Egg Fried Rice    Veg  HT  ACC  20mins     February  2008

Bean Sprouts With Rice     Veg  HT  ACC  Korean  25mins plus soaking     September  2005

Brazilian Rice     Veg   HT   ACC   Brazilian   25mins      July 2002

Bulgur Salad with Nasturtiums    Veg  CD  ACC  25mins plus cooling      March  2008

Khmer Rice and Beans    Veg  HT  ACC  Cambodian  25mins     December  2003

Kiwi Bulgur Salad      Veg  CD  ACC  25mins plus cooling   April  2006

Lemon Bulgar Wheat Salad  Veg CD ACC  25mins plus standing 

Orange Rice    HT  ACC    25mins plus soaking

Phad Thai    Veg    HT   ACC     Thai     25mins           

Re-fried Beans (Frijoles Refritos)  Veg  HT ACC     Mexican    25mins         

Rice with Oysters    HT  ACC  Korean  25mins      September  2005

Simple Egg Fried Rice   HT  ACC  Chinese  25mins     March  2008

Sinhalese Fried Rice     HT  ACC  Sri L ankan  25mins     July  2006

Spatzle    Veg   HT  ACC   Austrian    25mins plus standing

Spicy Chickpeas    Veg  HT  ACC Egyptian  25mins     February 2007

Stir-Fried Noodles    HT  ACC   25mins

Tabbouleh Salad    Veg  CD  ACC  25mins       June  2008

Yellow Rice       HT   ACC   Pakistani   25mins plus soaking   

Yellow Rice   Veg  HT  ACC  South African  25mins     September 2003 

Bulgur and Vermicelli Pilav    Veg HT ACC Turkish 30mins  August 2003

Chickpeas with Chard    Veg  HT  ACC  30mins      August   2008

Curried Channa     Veg   HT   ACC   West Indian   30mins    May 2002

Curried Rice    HT  ACC    30mins

Egg Fried Rice  HT  ACC     Chinese   30mins

Herby Pepper Teff Polenta    Veg  HT  ACC  30mins       October 2009

Malay Rice Roll      Veg  CD  ACC  Malaysian  30mins plus cooling   April  2005

Peanut Rice     Veg  HT  ACC  30mins       March  2007

Quinoa with Chickpeas    Veg  HT  ACC  30mins        June  2008

Rice With Olives    Veg  CD  ACC  Bulgarian  30mins plus cooling        March  2004

Rhubarb Pilaf   Veg   HT   ACC   30mins      April  2002

Split Pea Fritters    Veg   HT   ACC   Myanmar   30mins plus soaking  September   2004

Vegetable Rice      Veg  HT  ACC  Egyptian  30mins     February 2007


35 - 60 Minutes

Black Beans and Rice      Veg  HT  ACC  Venezuela  35mins        June  2004

Bergamot Rice   Veg  HT  ACC  35mins        March  2008

Coconut Rice  Veg    HT   ACC    35mins

Creole Rice    HT  ACC  Caribbean     35mins

Hot Fried Rice    Veg    HT  ACC     35mins

Kasha with Onions    Veg  HT  ACC  Russian 30mins     April  2008

Mushroom Pasta Salad    Veg  HT  CD  ACC  35mins    June  2008

Myanmar Coconut Rice    Veg  HT  ACC  35mins plus standing     September  2004

Pea Pilau Rice    Veg    HT  ACC     35mins

Quinoa en Salpicon    Veg   CD   ACC Peruvian   35mins plus cooling        February 2003

Spanish Rice Veg HT ACC Spanish 35mins     March 2002

Avocado and Saffron Rice    HT  ACC   40mins

Anchovy and Rice Salad    CD   ACC  40mins

Kasha with Mushrooms  Veg  HT  ACC  Russian  40mins      December  2004

Millet Kasha with Cheese    Veg  HT  ACC  Russian  40mins    December  2004

Rice with Plantains     Veg  HT  ACC  Venezuelan  40mins       June  2004

Tomato Rice   Veg  HT  CD  ACC  Portuguese  40mins       October  2004

Wild Mushroom Rice En Papillote     Veg  HT ACC  40 minutes    New!   April 2012

Buttered Rice    Veg    HT  ACC     45mins

Couscous Salad    Veg    CD   ACC     45min

Indian Rice    Veg    HT   ACC    Indian     45mins

Lenticchie Stufate di Capodanno    Veg  HT  AC  Italian  45mins plus soaking     December  2002

Rice and Peas #1     HT   ACC    West Indian 45mins   May 2002

Risotto con Funghi    Veg    HT  ACC     Italian     45mins

Buddha Rice     Veg   HT   ACC   Vietnamese   50mins       March 2003

Fig and Wild Rice Salad    Veg  CD  ACC  50mins plus cooling        June  2004

Fruity Pumpkin Rice   Veg   HT   ACC   50mins  

Herbed Rice with Raisins    Veg    HT   ACC   50mins plus standing   August  2002

Hoppin'  John     HT   ACC   West Indian   50mins      May 2002

Rice with Courgettes    Veg    HT  ACC     55mins

Gratin de Nouilles    Veg    HT  ACC     French 60mins

Lyonnaise Butter Beans     Veg   HT  ACC  French   60mins  

Mexican Red Rice   Veg  HT  ACC  Mexican   60mins plus standing    December 2002

Pecan Pilaf    CD   ACC    60mins    


Over 60 Minutes

Jamaican Rice and Peas     HT   ACC   West Indies   65mins     May 2002

Colombian Lentils     Veg  HT  ACC  Colombian  70mins       September  2007

Rice with Cheese    Veg    CD    ACC    70mins

Almond Pilaf    Veg    HT  ACC     75mins

Bajan Beans    Veg  HT  ACC West Indian 75mins   May 2002

Baked Quinoa with Potatoes    Veg   HT ACC   Peruvian   75mins    February 2003

Mushroom and Wild Rice Pilaf     Veg  HT  ACC Canadian 80mins          September  2006

Portuguese Beans     HT  ACC  Portuguese  80mins plus soaking    October  2004

Beans with Plantain      Veg  HT  ACC  Colombian  85mins     September  2007

Breton Beans   Veg    HT     ACC      French          90mins

Butter Bean Crush with Olive Oil    Veg   HT   ACC   100mins plus soaking   August  2002

Red Beans and Rice     HT  ACC  Creole  Cajun  100mins plus soaking    March 2005

Pease Pudding    Veg   HT  ACC   British    230mins

Stewed Black Beans      Veg  HT  ACC  Venezuelan  260mins plus soaking       June  2004

Boston Baked Beans     HT   ACC   N American  285mins plus soaking   May 2003

Nova Scotia Baked Beans     HT  ACC  Canadian  300mins plus soaking         September  2006

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