List of Foods Starting with R

The letter R is the eighteenth letter of the English alphabet. Here is a list of foods that begin with the letter R, along with their definitions.

Common Foods Beginning with R

  • Rabbit Pie: A pie containing cooked rabbit meat.
  • Radicchio: A plant that resembles a red cabbage and is in the chicory family.
  • Radish: A plant whose root has a peppery taste.
  • Raisin: A dried grape.
  • Rapeseed: A plant grown for its oil-rich seed, which is used in cooking.
  • Raspberry: A red or pink fruit that is usually very sweet.
  • Red Cabbage: A type of cabbage that is dark-red/purple in color.
  • Rhubarb: An edible plant that has red stems and green leaves.
  • Ribs: Meat from the rib section of an animal.
  • Rice: A starchy grain that is a staple food in many countries.
  • Roast: Meat that has been cooked under a grill or in an oven.
  • Roll: Bread that has been shaped into a cylinder.
  • Romaine: A type of lettuce.
  • Rosemary: A herb that is used in cooking.
  • Rumaki: Pieces of chicken and bacon on skewers.
  • Rutabaga: A root vegetable that is yellowish-brown in color.
  • Rye: A cereal grain that is used to make bread.

European Foods Beginning with R

  • Ratatouille: [French] A dish of stewed aubergines, peppers and tomatoes.
  • Ravioli: [Italian] A stuffed pasta.
  • Risotto: [Italian] Rice cooked with broth until it becomes creamy.

Oriental Foods Beginning with R

  • Rice Vermicelli: [Chinese] A thin noodle made of rice flour.