Mardi Gras Dirty Rice

Create an authentic and flavorful Louisiana dish using Zatarain’s Dirty Rice Mix, pork sausage, and red and yellow bell peppers. Serve as a one-skillet main dish or as a filling for tacos or lettuce wraps. Ready in just 35 minutes.

Serves: 7
Serving Size: 1 cup
5 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
5 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add bell peppers; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until tender-crisp. Remove from skillet. Add sausage to skillet; cook and stir 5 minutes or until no longer pink

  • Stir in Rice Mix and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Return bell peppers to skillet. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes

Cooking tip

Dirty Rice Tacos: Serve rice mixture in warmed corn or flour tortillas. Top with shredded cheese, lettuce, salsa or sour cream, if desired. For Dirty Rice Taco Salad, serve rice mixture on shredded lettuce with desired toppings.

Dirty Rice Lettuce Wraps: Serve rice mixture on Bibb, Boston or iceberg lettuce leaves. Top with shredded carrots, chopped pecans, chow mein noodles or chopped green onions, if desired.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 296Calories: 296Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Sodium: 813mgProtein: 10g
  • Total Fat: 16gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 28g