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Dirty Rice + Cajun Corn Maque Choux

ground beef dirty rice served with corn and veggie maque choux on the side
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Servings 4 servings


For the dirty rice:

  • 1 box Zatarain's Dirty Rice mix
  • 1 lb ground beef (or pork, turkey etc)
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp oil

For the corn maque choux:

  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 6 ears fresh corn
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 plum tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 lb andouille sausage Cut into small pieces
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


Make the dirty rice:

  • Brown the ground beef in a large sauce pan with a lid. Add the water, oil and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook for 25 minutes.

For the maque choux:

  • Sautee the sausage in a skillet in 1 tbsp oil until golden. Remove from the pan. Add onion and cook until softened. Add the corn, tomatoes, and peppers. Cook, stirring occasionally for a few minutes until veggies are crisp/tender. Season with salt and pepper and top with scallions.
Keyword Beef, Main Dish, Side Dish, Vegetable