International Vegetarian Union (IVU)
IVU logo
Recipes Around the World International Vegetarian Union
Vegan Italian Recipes
Contributed by Vegetarians and Vegans from around the world
Use these links to buy from amazon and IVU gets up to 10%!

Cannellini Vegetable Rice
From: Karen C. GreenleeServing Size: 4

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 largeonion -- chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper -- chopped
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 14 oz. can Italian style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 3/4 cups or 1 15 oz. can cannellini beans -- rinsed & drained
  • 1 cup frozen or canned corn
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil (or 1 tsp. dried) -- minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh marjoram leaves (or 1/2 tsp. dried) -- crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (or 1/8 tsp. dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring, until onion is translucent, about 3-4 minutes.

Stir in rice, add water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is done.

Pour stewed tomatoes into blender and process until pureed.
Add to the rice along with the beans, corn, herbs, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 minutes.