Dirty Rice

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Winnipeg Lou

This is pretty close to the boxed dirty rice.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. • Prepare a roux by melting 1 tablespoon butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. • Add the flour, stirring constantly until the roux turns a light caramel color.
  3. • Set aside and return pot to stove.
  4. • Add onions, bell pepper, celery, garlic and sauté until softened, approximately 2 minutes.
  5. • Add beef and cook until meat is browned; drain if necessary and return to stove.
  6. • Add roux to beef mixture and cook an additional 2 minutes; add a little water if mixture becomes too dry.
  7. • Add Cajun seasoning, salt, bay leaf, thyme, black pepper and dry crushed red pepper to mixture and mix well. Let cook another minute.
  8. • Mix in rice until well coated with spices.
  9. • Add beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce and tomato paste.
  10. • Bring mixture to a boil, lower heat and simmer approximately 15-20 minutes until rice is done.
  11. • Remove bay leaf, stir in green onions, parsley and serve.

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