One-Pot Vegetable Rice

One-Pot Vegetable Rice

Save time and effort on dinner with this one-pot vegetable rice without skipping on health! This easy dish is packed with nutritious vegetables and plant-based protein.


Serves: 4 Time: 50 minutes to 1 Hour

One-Pot Vegetable Rice

  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/2 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1/2 yellow squash, sliced
  • 1 cup white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 package Lightlife Gimme Lean Sausage
  • 1 Tbs Olive Oil
  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Paprika
  • Chili Powder
  • Old Bay
  • Bay Leaves
  • 1 Cup Uncooked Rice
  • 2-3 cups of water
  • Optional: Green Onions, Hot Sauce


  1. In a large pot or skillet, heat oil on high heat
  2. Begin sautéing onions, after a couple of minutes add the remaining vegetables
  3. Add the plant-based sausage of your choosing
  4. Continue to stir and cook vegetables until they have softened.
  5. Add seasonings
  6. Reduce heat to low, add rice and two cups of water, and bay leaves
  7. Cover the pan with a lid and let simmer
  8. Check occasionally, adding more water as needed (make sure the rice isn’t sticking to the bottom of the pan)
  9. After 30-45 minutes, the rice should be soft and the dish is ready to serve!
  10. Optionally top with green onions and hot sauce, serve and enjoy

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