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Zatarain's Dulac Dirty Rice

This Creole dish has it all. It gets color from the bell peppers, crunch from the pecans, sweetness from the raisins and savoriness from the bacon.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

• 1 pound ground beef
• 2 1/2 cups water
• 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Dirty Rice Mix, Original
• 2 tablespoons butter, divided
• 1/4 cup pecan pieces
• 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
• 1/4 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
• 1/2 cup raisins
• 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
• 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions

Directions:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

Makes 8 (1-cup) servings.

 

Zatarain's Dulac Dirty Rice