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Bacon Pineapple Fried Rice (Gluten Free)

This bacon pineapple fried rice is a sweet and savory treat: gluten free and a great way to use leftover bacon or rice!  This fried rice makes for a fantastic and flavorful side dish.  Serve along side any protein of your choice!

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I always have a containter of leftover rice in the fridge – we make so many recipes to serve with rice that the inevitable container always gets left behind. This vegetarian leftover fried rice recipe is the perfecy way to trasform that old bland rice into a delcious and healthy meal!  This pineapple bacon fried rice is also a great way to use up those few slices of leftover bacon from breakfast or brunch.

This Pineapple Bacon Fried Rice Recipe Is:

  • Simple
  • Loaded with Flavor
  • Satisfying
  • Hearty
  • Fresh
  • Versatile
  • Vegetarian, Gluten Free
  • A great recipe with leftover white rice or extra bacon

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Always Keep Leftover Rice For a Quick and Easy Recipe

Instead of tossing that old leftover rice, transform it!  The beauty of this recipe is that it actually tasted better with leftover rice, rather than fresh.  You’ll save money by not throwing away food, and have a fantastic and flavorful side dish or main entree ready in about 15 minutes.  This is also a great dish to toss extra bacon from breakfast in – just make sure the bacon is cooked before adding.

What’s In This Leftover Fried Rice Recipe?

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Easy Recipes With Leftover Brown or White Rice

This leftover fried rice is what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in about 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t hours to spend in the kitchen . I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering takeout!

How Do I Make This Fried Rice Using Leftovers Recipe?

  1. In a wok or large pan, heat the sesame oil and peanut oil over low heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ginger and saute for 6 or 7 minutes until veggies have softened.How Do I Make This Fried Rice Using Leftovers Recipe?
  2. Move the veggie mix over to one side of the wok, and add the peas and carrots.  Saute for another 5 minutes.  Then move all ingredients to the same side of the pan.
  3. Add the cooked bacon and pineapple.
  4. Now, add the rice and stir all ingredients together to combine well. Add the Tamari/soy sauce, rice vinegar, and green onions.
    Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve and garnish with extra green onions if desired!

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Can I Make This Pineapple Fried Rice Vegetarian  or Vegan?

Sure!  Just skip the bacon and you have a delicious vegan pineapple fried rice in no time.  Or use a plant-based bacon as a substitute.  To make this nut free, use sunflower oil instetad of peanut.

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Other Recipes with Leftover Rice You’ll Love!

Healthy Mediterranean Yellow Rice (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Creamy Zucchini Rice Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free, Non Dairy)

Sheet Pan Stir Fry with Vegetables (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Chicken Marbella in the Instant Pot (Keto, Paleo, Whole30, Gluten Free)

Aloha BBQ Tofu Bowls (Vegan, Gluten Free, Sheet Pan Dinner)

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Get the Same Ingredients I Use For My Vegetarian & Gluten Free Bacon Pineapple Fried Rice Recipe!

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Bacon Pineapple Fried Rice (Gluten Free)

Kelly Jensen
Bacon pineapple fried rice recipe is healthy and easy, and a great way to use leftover rice!  Simple, loaded with vegetables, gluten free, and ready in 20 minutes.  A perfect inexpensive dinner or side dish, and can be served with any protein you have on hand!
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 381 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon light sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch knob ginger minced
  • 1.5 cups frozen peas & carrots blend
  • 6 slices bacon cooked
  • 1 cup pineapple diced
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon Tamari or soy sauce if not gluten free
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 4 green onions sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a wok or large pan, heat the sesame oil and peanut oil over low heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ginger and saute for 6 or 7 minutes until veggies have softened.How Do I Make This Fried Rice Using Leftovers Recipe?
  • Move the veggie mix over to one side of the wok, and add the peas and carrots.  Saute for another 5 minutes.  Then move all ingredients to the same side of the pan.
  • Add in the cooked bacon and the pineapple.
  • Now, add the rice and stir all ingredients together to combine well. Add the Tamari/soy sauce, rice vinegar, and green onions.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve and garnish with extra green onions if desired!

Nutrition

Calories: 381kcalCarbohydrates: 66gProtein: 8gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 12mgPotassium: 367mgFiber: 5gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 562IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 2mg
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