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Rice Dressing (Dirty Rice) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Clara Ledbetter
Added: Monday, March 23, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds lean ground beef
1 cup chopped white onions
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped sweet green peppers
Dry mustard (1/2 teaspoon or more to taste)
Salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste
1 cup rice
2 cups water, and more as needed

Directions:
Directions:
Brown meat in a large heavy cast iron saucepan. Add half of the vegetables and all of the seasonings. Simmer 1 hour. Keep moist by adding water as needed. Add remaining vegetables. Continue to cook about 45 minutes, adding water as needed. Meanwhile, cook the rice with 2 cups of water until tender. Combine rice with meat mixture and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from the wife of the notorious Governor Edwin Edwards, famous for corruption, and still in prison in Louisiana. He is in bad health, and in his 80's.

 

 

 

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