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Dulac Dirty Rice

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield

8 Servings; serving size 1-cup

Craving a sweet and savory dinner recipe? Start with Zatarain’s Dirty Rice and mix in sweet raisins, crumbled bacon bits, crunchy pecans and spicy veggies – a delicious meal for everyone.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Dirty Rice Mix, Original
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 336
  • sodium 550 mg
  • fat 16 g
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • cholesterol 53 mg
  • protein 17 g
  • fiber 2 g

How to Make It

  1. Cook ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat until no longer pink. Drain fat; set aside. Add water to same skillet; bring to boil. Stir in Rice Mix and ground beef; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.

  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in medium skillet on medium heat. Add pecans; cook and stir 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add to rice mixture.

  3. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet. Add bell peppers and raisins; cook and stir 3 minutes or until tender. Add to rice mixture; stir until well mixed. Sprinkle with bacon and green onions before serving.