Zatarain's Dirty Rice, Jazzed up Version

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Uncle 12

I love dirty rice, Zatarain's packaged mix has the perfect blend of seasonings and spices, in my opinion. However, I like mine with some add-ins. This quick, easy, and if you like dirty rice, the only disappointment you may have is that you didn't double the recipe. Enjoy!--

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb lean ground beef, 90/10-ish
  • 1 lb sausage, regular flavor, such as Jimmy dDean, Bob Evans, etc
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped, from a jar
  • 12 ounces dirty rice mix, Zatarain's FAMILY SIZE


  1. In a large pot, combine ground beef and sausage, crumble and mix very well and brown over medium heat. Continue to stir and crumble meat until done.
  2. Drain fat.
  3. Add onions, garlic and Zatarains rice mix, (12oz) and specified amount of water (3-1/2 cups).
  4. Return to high heat, until boiling. Then reduce heat to simmer/low and cook covered for about 20 minutes until rice is tender.
  5. Stir occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat and let stand covered for 5 minutes.
  7. Do a final stir, and serve. I like mine with a little squirt of sriracha as it adds bit of heat and more flavor.
  8. Enjoy~!

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