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Dirty Rice

Dirty Rice

This take on a popular Cajun recipe calls for ground beef instead of poultry to give the rice dish its characteristic "dirty" appearance.

Southern Living JUNE 2003

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can beef broth
  • 3/4 cup water

Preparation

Cook ground beef and next 5 ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink.

Stir in salt and next 3 ingredients; stirring well. Add rice, broth, and 3/4 cup water, stirring well. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes or until rice is tender.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 267
  • Calories from fat: 24%
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 28mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 775mg
  • Calcium: 36mg
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