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
  • 4
  • 430
  • 37 g


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 package (5.7 to 8 ounces) Cajun-style dirty rice mix
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained


  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, as necessary.

    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.


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4.1g SAT FAT

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6.5 mg IRON

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8 mg ZINC

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

Nutrition information per serving using 93% lean ground beef: 428 Calories; 111.6 Calories from fat; 12.4g Total Fat (4.1 g Saturated Fat; 0.2 g Trans Fat; 1.8 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 4.8 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 189 mg Cholesterol; 936 mg Sodium; 41 g Total Carbohydrate; 2.2 g Dietary Fiber; 5 g Total Sugars; 37 g Protein; 0 g Added Sugars; 77.7 mg Calcium; 6.5 mg Iron; 797 mg Potassium; 0 mcg Vitamin D; 0.5 mg Riboflavin; 9.8 mg NE Niacin; 0.7 mg Vitamin B6; 4.9 mcg Vitamin B12; 351 mg Phosphorus; 8 mg Zinc; 41.3 mcg Selenium; 130.2 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Potassium.

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