Dirty rice with bacon

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 3 to 4
Dirty rice with bacon

Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon and ground beef and cook until beef browns, 3 to 5 minutes. Add onion, bell pepper and celery and saute until slightly softened, about 2 minutes.


Stir in rice. Add chicken stock and bring to simmer. Cover and cook 15 minutes. Add file powder, Cajun seasoning and cayenne to taste. Cook until liquid has evaporated, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in green onions and add salt and pepper to taste.

You can substitute chicken livers for the ground beef. File powder and Cajun seasoning can be found in the spice aisle of well-stocked supermarkets.

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