tomato rice


Whenever I cook rice, I make twice the amount, because the leftover rice is the perfect basis for the next meal. Also, cooled rice has built resistant starch which feeds our good gut bacteria.

Sometimes I make my pineapple rice with vegan egg, but mostly we’re just having this tasty tomato rice from the skillet, as tomatoes and beans are things we always have on hand, that’s a perfect side dish.

How to turn this tomato rice into a main course

  • sliced veggie sausages
  • cilantro
  • limes
  • avocado
  • vegan sour cream
  • I really like to sprinkle the fruity-spicy Turkish paprika based seasoning Pul Biber over this dish, it fits very well. But don’t worry if you don’t have it, the rice is also great without it.

This way you easily create a Mexican inspired fusion bowl.

I like black beans best, but any other beans work well for this tomato rice.

The tomato rice also works well as a filling for burritos or wraps. You can find my recipe for good homemade wraps here.

This recipe is gluten free when you get gluten free vegan sausages.

ingredients for the tomato rice
picture of vegan tomato rice
picture of vegan tomato rice


Leftover rice is perfect to make this tasty tomato rice with veggie sausage and black beans
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Hauptgerichte, Schnelle & Einfache Gerichte, Sides & Fingerfood
Cuisine Fusionsküche
Servings 2 servings


  • 1-2 veggie sausages sliced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1/2 cup veggie broth
  • 450 g cooked and cooled rice was about 200 g uncooked
  • 1 can of black beans
  • pepper, chili, salt
  • cilantro
  • lime
  • avocado and vegan sour cream
  • Pul Biber optional


  • First, gather all your ingredients and prepare them in the right amounts. That makes it so much easier and more fun and you're less likely to forget anything. 
  • Sauté veggie sausage, onion and garlic in plant oil for about two minutes.
  • Then add the tomatoes and spices and stir well, add veggie broth.
  • Add rice and beans and roast for about 5-10 minutes, keep stirring.
  • Add salt, pepper and chili to taste and serve with cilantro, lime, avocado, vegan sour cream and optional Pul Biber.
Keyword buffet, quick weeknight meal
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