Wild Rice Protein Bowl

Wild Rice Protein Bowl

Wild Rice Protein Bowl makes for a delicious dish that is easy to customize to your liking. Enjoy this meal for dinner or prep it for lunch for the week. While we made this recipe vegan-friendly, you can substitute for a meat protein if desired. Try adding carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, or sweet potatoes to this dish.


Serves: 4 Time: 45-50 minutes

Wild Rice Protein Bowl

  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 2 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, halved
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 block tempeh, cubed
  • 2 cups green (kale, collards, or cabbage)
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground thyme
  • 1/2 tsp ground sage
  • Salt & black pepper to taste


  1. In a rice cooker or stove top pot, begin cooking rice. If using a rice cooker, if it has a brown rice cook time, use that, otherwise set the time and check on the rice towards the end and ensure it’s cooked and fluffy. If you are using a pot, boil the water first, then add the rice, cover with a lid and reduce heat to low and simmer for about 30 minutes. The lid may need to be propped to prevent it from boiling over.
  2. Next, prepare your vegetables and protein. If you are using meat, you may prepare that separetly to your liking (be it baking, grilled, sautéed, etc)
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil.
  4. Once hot, begin sautéeing the onion and garlic for about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Then add in the tempeh, bell pepper and mushroom.
  6. Cook together for about 5-7 minutes.
  7. Add in the seasonings.
  8. Continue to cook the vegetables on medium high heat until tender, then add the greens on top and cook for about 2 minutes or until lightly wilted.
  9. When the rice is done, combing with the veggies and protein. Serve and enjoy!

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