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Vegetarian Leftover Fried Rice Recipe (Gluten Free)

Vegetarian leftover fried rice recipe is healthy and easy, and a great way to use leftover rice!  Simple, loaded with vegetables, and ready in 20 minutes.  A perfect inexpensive dinner or side dish, and can be served with any protein you have on hand!  Easily made vegan.

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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 Leftover Fried Rice Recipe Is:

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

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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.

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!
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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. Crack the 4 eggs, and stir with a wooden spoon to scramble them.  Continue to scramble and scrape the bottom of the wok for 5 or 6 minutes until eggs are completely cooked.
  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!

Can I Make This Leftover Fried Rice Vegan?

Sure!  Just skip the eggs and you have a delicious vegan fried rice in no time.  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 Leftover Fried Rice Recipe!

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Vegetarian Leftover Fried Rice Recipe (Gluten Free)

The Herbeevore
Vegetarian leftover fried rice recipe is healthy and easy, and a great way to use leftover rice!  Simple, loaded with vegetables, 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 2 votes
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4 servings

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
  • 4 eggs use tofu for vegan version
  • 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.
  • Crack the 4 eggs, and stir with a wooden spoon to scramble them.  Continue to scramble and scrape the bottom of the wok for 5 or 6 minutes until eggs are completely cooked.
  • 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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