Sweet and Spicy Harvest Vegetables and Rice

Kale and sweet potatoes get a sweet and spicy boost of flavor from a Sriracha sauce and maple syrup dressing in this easy Harvest Vegetables and Rice dish.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 25 mins
Servings
SERVES 4-6
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success Garden and Grains™ White Rice, Peas, Carrot & Red Bell Peppers
  • 2 cups diced sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups baby kale
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce, or to taste
  • ¼ cup goat cheese crumbles

Instructions

  • A delicate balance of rich flavors, our tasty Sweet and Spicy Harvest Vegetables and Rice packs tender veggies, hearty grains, and creamy cheese all in one dish. Requiring only 5 minutes of prep, it’s not only a quick weekday meal but also a simple potluck dish.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Preheat oven to 425°F.

    Step 2

  • Toss sweet potatoes with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 15 minutes or until tender and golden.

    Step 3

  • Combine rice, sweet potatoes, kale and red onions. Blend mayonnaise with maple syrup and Sriracha; toss together with rice mixture. Top with goat cheese.

    Recipe Tips

    Replace the sweet potato with butternut squash if preferred. Substitute sweet chili sauce for maple syrup.

    To make red onions milder, soak them in cold water 5 minutes and drain before adding to recipe.

Vegetarian-Friendly Varieties

With dishes this delicious, it won’t take much convincing to join the movement and Eat Meatless on Monday — especially if you’re familiar with these Myths and Facts of Plant-Based Eating.

It’s hard to find time to prepare meals packed with those veggies you’re craving — or correction — it was. With our Success Garden & Grains™, you get those fluffy grains along with a generous helping of summer vegetables! Preparing White Rice, Peas, Carrot & Red Bell Peppers has never been so simple! 

And, a filling meal doesn’t need meat; there are plenty of simple, budget-friendly staples that give flavor and texture to your dish. Get a protein boost with cheese or eggs. Make things interesting by changing up the way you cook the eggs — hard boiled or poached are just two different tasty variations. For vegan-friendly protein, stock your fridge with tofu or seitan and your pantry with beans and legumes. 

Sweet and Spicy

Sriracha sauce, mayonnaise, and maple syrup together make a perfect creamy blend of sweet and spicy flavors.

Love the combination and looking for more meal ideas that marry those flavors together? This satisfying Salmon with Sweet and Spicy Quinoa will not disappoint! Grab that spicy sriracha and some creamy goat cheese leftovers and whip up these Golden Beet and Rice Burger Slider wraps; learn all about Golden Beets and Other Summer Produce and make vibrant, refreshing meals all season long.