Cajun Dirty Rice

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One of our family's all-time favorites. Make it as spicy or mild as you please. It is hearty on a cold winter's night. If you are cooking for a crowd, this recipe can easily be doubled. Be sure to serve this with cornbread!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 pound beef sausage

  • 1 onion, finely diced

  • 1 (8 ounce) package dirty rice mix

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, sausage, and onion; drain.

  2. In a large pan, combine rice mix and 2 cups water. Add diced tomatoes and chilies. Stir in the kidney beans. Bring to a boil, then add meat mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Return to boil, reduce heat, and cover, stirring occasionally. Cook for 25 minutes, until rice is easily fluffed with a fork.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

485 Calories
24g Fat
41g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 485
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 1541mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 280mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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