Dirty Rice/Rice Dressing


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 8 oz lean ground beef

  • 8 oz bulk sausage

  • 1/2 cup minced chicken liver optional

  • 1 medium onion diced

  • 1 green pepper diced

  • 1 cup diced celery

  • 3 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons TexJoy steak seasoning

  • 1 1/2 cups Doguet’s long grain white rice uncooked

  • 3 1//2 cups chicken broth I use low sodium

  • 2 bay leaves

  • salt & pepper to taste

  • green onion for garnish


  1. Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a dutch oven or heavy bottomed pan.

  2. Add beef, sausage and chicken liver (if using). Cook until no pink remains.

  3. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, celery and Cajun seasoning. Stir until softened, about 5 minutes.

  4. Add rice, broth and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered about 20-23 minutes or until rice is cooked.

  5. Garnish with green onions and serve.

Recipe Notes

Freeze your chicken livers for about 20-30 minutes to allow for easy mincing.


Calories: 435, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 98mg, Sodium: 425mg, Potassium: 525mg, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 22g, Vitamin A: 24.9%, Vitamin C: 34.9%, Calcium: 4.3%, Iron: 15.5%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Laurie Blumanthal