Check out our family-favorite noodle & grain recipes below!
We've called for broccoli, but you could also use cooked zucchini, peas or green beans if that's what you have on hand.
Here's a casserole to make from scratch when you have the time. Try freezing half the recipe for use another night.
This main-dish salad uses pre-cooked chicken and rice. You can also substitute a vinaigrette for the olive oil and lemon juice.
Fried rice, a mild Chinese mainstay, is appropriate especially for a child new to this nation's varied cuisines.
A meal wouldn't be Mexican without rice and beans, whether inside or alongside a tortilla.
Like pasta and rice, couscous makes a delicious base for a salad. Add 1/2 cup of currants or raisins to the salad while the couscous is still warm, if you like a sweeter taste.
From the kitchen of Carrie Williams, Sarina Queensland, Australia
Cheryl S. grew up in a home her family shared with her great-grandmother, Sophia Urbanski. "Grandma had her own little kitchen, and it was always a treat when she would invite my sisters, my brother, and me to make pierogi with her."
From the Kitchen of: Marie K., Great Falls, Montana
Bre K., Dewitt, Michigan
Roger D., Scott, Louisiana
Jennifer R., Richmond, Kentucky