15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

By Sarah Cook | Last Updated: October 2, 2017

Broccoli and Mushroom Thai Fried Rice

Broccoli and Mushroom Thai Fried Rice

When it comes to weeknight meals, vegetarian fried rice has long been a go-to in my house. If you start with precooked rice, it can take all of 15 minutes to make. Plus when you cook it yourself, you can pack it full of healthy vegetables and reduce the amount sodium, making it a sensible option for everyone to enjoy.

Here are 15 recipes for vegetarian fried rice to help inspire you to get cooking!

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Easy Vegan Fried Rice // Avoiding eggs has never looked more delicious with this protein-packed vegan fried rice from Minimalist Baker.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice // Cauliflower gets swapped in for rice in this low-carb version from Primavera Kitchen.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice: Broccoli and Mushroom Thai Fried Rice

Thai Fried Rice with Broccoli and Mushrooms // This recipe puts a super healthy twist on the classic with antioxidant-packed broccoli and mushrooms.

Extra Vegetable Fried Rice // Looking to pack in as much veggies as possible? This fried rice from Cookie + Kate does just that.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

The Best Fried Rice // Gimme Some Oven gives a step-by-step on how to make the best classic fried rice with this popular recipe.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Easy Pineapple Fried Rice // Made with sweet juicy pineapple, this savory fried rice from Emilie Eats is sure to please.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Quinoa Fried Rice // Quinoa replaces rice for a superfood twist in this easy recipe from Cooking for Keeps.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice: Baked Fried Brown Rice Recipe

Baked Fried Brown Rice // Made on a sheet pan in the oven, this fried rice gets baked instead of fried for a healthier spin that’s just as flavorful.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Rainbow Vegetarian Fried Orzo Skillet // Whole and Heavenly Oven uses orzo instead of rice and a wide array of vegetables for a fun and colorful twist on the original.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Vegan Thai Coconut and Pineapple Fried Rice // Made with coconut and pineapple, this Thai-inspired fried rice from Jagruti’s Cooking Odyssey will instantly transport you to the tropics.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Caramelized Sweet Potato and Kale Fried Rice // Caramelized sweet potato and kale make this fried rice from Iowa Girl Eats satisfying enough for dinner or a holiday side. Be sure to use vegetable broth to make vegetarian!

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Nutty Fried Rice // This unique recipe from Cooking Light features peanut butter for a nutty twist that’s highly addicting.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice // Spicy kimchi gives this fried rice from Rasa Malaysia a unique flair with plenty of gut-healthy probiotics.

15 Scrumptious Ways to Make Vegetarian Fried Rice

Asian-Style Fried Rice and Beans // BHG Delish Dish adds chickpeas to their fried rice for extra protein and fiber.

Rainbow Veggie Fried Rice // This colorful vegan recipe from The Garden Grazer makes eating clean super quick and easy.

About Sarah Cook

Sarah Cook is a vegetarian food blogger living in Athens, Georgia. Her blog Making Thyme for Health features simple, seasonal, and healthy recipes made from whole food ingredients. Outside of cooking, she enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, traveling and drinking wine.

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Hey Colleen! The pictures look great, don’t they? They come from various sources around the web, so I can’t attest to what camera each of those wonderful bloggers use, but personally I’m a Canon person.

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