Sweet Potato Rice

Vegan Grammie Annie

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  1. 1 cup onion peeled and diced
  2. 1/4 – 1/2 cup vegetable broth or water to stir fry the onion
  3. 1 cup grated sweet potato
  4. 1 cup brown rice rinsed
  5. 1.5 cups vegetable broth or water to add with the rice.
  6. 1 tbsp coconut oil optional
  7. to taste salt and pepper

Easy Peasy plant based cooking which will appeal to all ages. This dish is sweet, nutrient filled, low fat, colorful, tasty, comforting, re-heatable…


Serves 4. Delicious as a side paired with a veggie loaf or some bean dip and a vegetable (raw or cooked). Turn the rice into a main by adding some beans or plant based sausage. Add herbs and/or spices as desired.



  • Peel and dice one medium sized onion, enough to make one cup.
  • In a medium size saucepan, place 1/4 cup or so of vegetable broth (or water) and add diced onion.
  • Cook over medium heat for about ten minutes, stirring often until the onions are translucent.
  • Add veggie broth or water as needed to prevent onions from sticking.

Sweet Potato

  • Grate 1/2 medium sweet potato until you have filled a one cup measure.
  • Do not pack down.
  • Add sweet potato to cooked onion and stir lightly to combine.


  • Place rice in a fine mesh sieve and rinse under running water for one minute or so.
  • Add rice to onion and sweet potato mixture and stir to combine.
  • Add 1.5 cups of veggie broth or water to rice mixture and bring to a boil.
  • Cover, turn heat down to low and simmer rice until all the liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and let sit covered for ten minutes.
  • Fluff gently with a fork and add coconut oil is desired.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

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