Sweet Potato Rice

Vegan Grammie Annie

Sweet potato rice

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