Kickin' Cajun Dirty Rice

Enjoy the flavors of Louisiana with this Ground Beef and rice dish. This recipe is great on it's own or served alongside your favorite Cajun main dish.

  • 40
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 390
    Cal
  • 28 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (75 to 80% lean)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 package (5.7 to 8 ounces) Cajun-style dirty rice mix
  • Water, as needed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained

Cooking:

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  2. Stir in rice mix and water amount indicated in package directions, omitting oil or margarine; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook according to time indicated in package directions or until rice is tender.

  3. Stir in tomatoes. Cook until heated through, stirring occasionally.

393 CALORIES

0 % *

6g SAT FAT

0 % DV **

28g PROTEIN

0 % DV

3.5 mg IRON

0 % DV

5.5 mg ZINC

0 % DV

* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 393 Calories; 15 Calories from fat; 15g Total Fat (6 g Saturated Fat; 7 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 76 mg Cholesterol; 757 mg Sodium; 35 g Total Carbohydrate; 3.6 g Dietary Fiber; 28 g Protein; 3.5 mg Iron; 5.1 mg Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.5 mg Zinc; 18.5 mcg Selenium.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber.

Explore Hundreds of Recipes

Beef. It's What's for Dinner. is your source for hundreds more beef recipes, all designed with you in mind. We keep it simple, we keep it savory. Browse to find new family favorites, then just sit back and let the compliments come rolling in!

Visit BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com