skillet with rice and sauteed vegetables being scooped by a wooden spoon

Easy Garden Vegetable Rice

Vegetable Rice goes well with just about everything. It's so versatile! Serve it with chicken, beef, fish, pork, or even your favorite vegetarian dishes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Side, Side Dish, Vegetable Rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 377kcal
Author Erica Walker



  • Combine rice, chicken broth, and garlic in a rice cooker and cook according to cooker directions (you may also cook the rice according to rice package directions on the stovetop).
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. When oil is wavy and hot, add chopped vegetables. 
  • Cook until vegetables become soft and onions become transparent. 
  • When rice is done cooking, add rice and butter to skillet. Stir well to combine. 
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. 


Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 527mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2915IU | Vitamin C: 36.2mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.9mg