Vegetarian Lemon Rice With Artichokes and Chickpeas

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Megan from Chicago

This recipe was inspired by RecipeZaar Lemon Chicken and Rice With Artichokes and RecipeZaar Baked Garlic Rice Pilaf. I think that it’s a nice vegetarian hybrid between the two.

Top Review by Rita1652

This was delicious! I made it in the ricer. Starting with the lid open follow the directions for sauteing and then added remaining ingredients and closed lid and walla. A great side or main. Sun dried tomatoes would be a really great addition in this. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in very large pan with a lid.
  2. Add rice and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Add onions and red bell pepper and sauté until soft and onions are translucent.
  4. A couple of minutes before onions and red pepper are soft, add the garlic (I don’t know about you, but I do this to prevent the garlic from burning).
  5. Stir in broth, lemon juice, salt and pepper; bring to a boil.
  6. Cover and reduce heat; simmer for 40 minutes or until rice is tender.
  7. Remove from heat; stir in artichokes and chickpeas.
  8. Cover for about 5 minutes to make sure they get warm.
  9. When serving, sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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