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Crawfish Dressing

Mackenzie Carter

"This is one of our favorite recipes. It goes great with fried turkey, and makes a bunch. A combination of Cajun ingredients makes for a delicious dressing."
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45 m servings 313 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  3. In a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, stir together ground beef, onion, celery, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until beef is evenly browned and vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir cooked rice, crawfish tails, pecans, butter, and green onions into the ground beef mixture. Season with Creole seasoning and pepper. Continue cooking about 3 minutes, until well mixed. Transfer to the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Garnish with parsley

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 313 calories; 19.2 g fat; 14.8 g carbohydrates; 20.5 g protein; 120 mg cholesterol; 348 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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  1. 15 Ratings

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This was very good. A refreshing change! Thanks!

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Entirely too spicy and hot and the pecans gave it this really weird texture.

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This was very good. A refreshing change! Thanks!

I thought this recipe was great, I have used it several times, and it is always a hit. It's a little spicy, but a nice change from the same old dressing. I plan to try stuffing a turkey with it...

I made this for Thanksgiving this year. It was such a hit!! This recipe is amazing! Sooo delicious! Next time I make it though, I think I will substitute sausage instead of ground beef. I added ...

I made this for Thanksgiving this year because I'm not a fan of bread dressings. I followed the recipe exactly and my entire family loved it! They wouldn't let me take the leftovers home with ...

Entirely too spicy and hot and the pecans gave it this really weird texture.

this was a great recipe, my family keeps asking for me to make it again

I've been making this for thanksgiving and Christmas dinner now for about four years. Everyone loves it! I'm not allowed to attend any family gatherings without bringing it.

This is a go to for me when I want to jazz things up a bit. I substitute group pork breakfast sausage for the beef for a little more bang.

Did not use pecans Family LOVED it. Will be making many more times