Dirty Rice

Perfect as a side to chicken or fish, or as the main course!

Another Cajun one pot meal perfect as the main course or as a side!

Dirty rice is hands down one of my favorite meals to make when I’m hungry for something flavorful but want something quick!

The holy trinity of onions, bell peppers, and celery, combined with ground beef and pork sausage, come together perfectly with a Cajun spices that leaves you wanting more and more!

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 30 mins Servings: 6 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Perfect as a side to chicken or fish, or as the main course!



  1. Heat a large skillet on medium high, and add in ground beef and sausage.

  2. While the meat is cooking, begin cooking your rice according to package instructions, using chicken broth instead of water.

  3. Once the meats are almost fully cooked through, add in garlic and the holy trinity (bell pepper, onion and celery).

  4. As the mixture is cooking, add in all seasonings; stir and taste, adjusting seasoning to your preference.

  5. Stir in flour. Add in bay leaves and let mixture simmer on medium low for 5 minutes

  6. Fold in cooked rice to combine with the meat mixture. Top with fresh parsley before serving.

Keywords: dirty rice, side dishes

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