Top 28 Easy Rice Bowls

Rice bowls are a great way to get your family involved in the kitchen, allowing them to build their own while getting the proper nutrients they need! Here are our best, most-nutritious and delicious rice bowls that will add color and happiness to your palate.

Cauliflower Rice Burrito Bowl

"Quick to put together, colorful and very tasty! I don't have a food processor, but it was easy enough to chop the cauliflower into small pieces on a cutting board. Added some halved grape tomatoes. Excellent healthy meal!"

-lucy k.

Southwestern Rice Bowl

"Love a mostly pantry recipe because my empty refrigerator mocks me!”


Kao Pad

“I can't get enough of this recipe. This is going to be my new go-to fried rice recipe. I made it as stated, but next time I might add shrimp or pork to it!”

-Jonathon Melendez

CopyCat Sweetgreen Shroomami Salad Bowl

"This bowl is delicious. The flavor profiles are fantastic. The vinegar in the mushrooms makes all the difference!”


Hoisin Chicken Rice Bowls

"Yum! I love the flavor of hoisin sauce, simple and very flavorful. My grandson devoured this and asked when we were going to have it again!”


Hawaiian Poke Bowl

“Ever since I've traveled to Hawaii and tasted the poke bowl, I'm hooked! It's easy to make at home, and perfect for a hot summer weeknight meal!”

-Amy T.

Asian Salmon Bowl With Lime Drizzle

Allow this salmon dish to take you to Asia as you soak up all the flavors it has to offer.

Slow-Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowls

"My family loved this!"


CopyCat Chipotle Chorizo Bowl

“Rice bowls are my favorite. You can put whatever you like best on top. I love chorizo."


CopyCat Sweetgreen Harvest Bowl

"A salad that’s hearty, sweet and savory, with chicken and goat cheese to boot."


CopyCat Chipotle Barbacoa Bowl

“You'll love this chipotle barbacoa bowl recipe! The adobo sauce is a breeze to make, braising the beef is practically set it and forget it, then all that’s left is rice!"


Bean Burrito Bowl

"Awesome vegetarian meal. I saved the drained tomato juice and replaced some of the water used to cook the rice with it!”

-Vicki in CT

Baja Black Beans, Corn & Rice

"I am going to be making this all summer! I had it with some grilled chicken, and the next morning with scrambled eggs and some aged cheddar. Very refreshing!"


Al Kabsa

"The flavor of this was terrific. I really love the smell of this when it is cooking.”


Crock Pot Coconut Thai Shrimp & Rice

“The unusual mix of flavors was just great!”


Puerto Rican Red Beans & Rice

"This is an excellent recipe! The flavors are good and hearty.”

-Joseph R.

Spicy Black Beans & Rice With Mangoes

“Wow! This was really enjoyed for dinner tonight. I loved that we could prep everything, then throw it in the slow cooker and go about our day, leaving only the mangos and rice to prepare later!”

-Dr. Jenny

Emeril’s New Orleans-Style Red Beans and Rice

"Came back from a New Orleans vacation centered around all of the foods I love. I ate red beans and rice from the Praline Connection three times, because it was so good. When I came home, I went through withdrawals. These taste just like the ones I had over there!”


Quick Sausage & Rice Skillet

“We loved this so much! I'm not normally that keen on peas, but I devoured this! I totally believe that the celery soup makes the difference, as it added the most amazing flavor to this dish!”


Mexican Rice Bowl With Chicken

"Delicious! I absolutely love rice bowls, and this one did not disappoint. It was very flavorful due to the spice amounts used. The chipotle powder is a really unique flavor and I really enjoyed it.”


Rice Bowl With Rajma

“Rajma Rice is perfect to make a lunch memorable. In India, every one loves it!”


Teriyaki Meatball Bowls

A tangy, juicy take on rice bowls. Reserving some excess sauce from the meatball to mix in with the rice is the key!

Garlic Tomato Rice Bowl

“Spicy and garlicky rice bowl as a one-pot meal to satisfy your hunger, with the fresh taste of tomatoes!”


Hearty Curried Chicken Bowl

“I could not wait to try this recipe! I love curry dishes, and I was intrigued with this one as it did not call for coconut milk. Kittencal does it again! This dish is amazingly good.”


Mexican Rice Bowl With Black Beans & Greens

“A wonderful and healthy dish! While this is veggie based, I have added ground pork, or spicy sausages to it with wonderful results!”

-Bonnie G 2

Sweet Potato & Blue Cheese Rice Bowl

“This rice bowl pairs sweet potatoes with blue cheese, caramelized onions, and broccoli for a dish that will really wow your taste buds and stomach. The combination of sweet and savory flavors makes this healthy comfort food dish one that you will want to make again and again!”


Chicken & Egg Rice Bowl

"This is a wonderfully simple recipe, and can be whipped up in less than 20 minutes! Perfect for a weekday dinner!”



“This is my kind of Gyudon, my family favorite. I have made it a million times. It is such a quick and simple recipe that can be fixed in no time!”