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.

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
8 Servings; serving size 1-cup
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

336 calories; sodium 550mg; fat 16g; carbohydrates 31g; cholesterol 53mg; protein 17g; fiber 2g.
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