How to make slow cooker dirty rice with beef (video)

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This dirty rice dish is a great one-pot wonder. Cooked ground beef with rice and beans makes this dish hearty and filling, perfect for the family on the go. Typically a traditional Southern dish, this dirty rice gets a spicy kick from Cajun seasoning. Perfect for a cold day or even a casual dinner party, this Southern classic can be enjoyed anytime!
You first need to brown the ground beef in a large skillet. Make sure to drain the fat before adding it to the slow cooker. Next, add red beans, chicken broth and Cajun seasoning, and give it a good mix. The chicken broth brings all the flavors together. Instant rice is added near the end of cooking. Stir it in and let it plump up. It only needs a few minutes. Serve this dish with a side of sweet pepper sofrito for a full meal.
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slow cooker Dirty rice with beef
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10 minutes
2 hours, 30 minutes
2 hours, 40 minutes
2 pounds ground beef
1 15-ounce can chicken broth
1 15.5-ounce can red beans
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
3 cups instant rice
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet on medium-high heat, brown and crumble ground beef until cooked through. Strain off fat. Season with salt and pepper.
Add chicken broth, cooked ground beef, red beans and Cajun seasoning into a 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours.
Stir in rice. Cook for 30 more minutes.
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