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bayou breakfast

(5 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Robert Priddy
Tahlequah, OK

Good eating! Make you some good ole fashion biscuits to go with it and you got yourself a meal.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

C'est si bon!! (That's Cajun French saying for "It's so good!") This is bursting with Cajun flavor. Super easy, this is great for breakfast or a hearty brunch. It would be fun to serve this on Fat Tuesday before all the festivities begin.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(5 ratings)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bayou breakfast

  • 1 lb
    Jimmy Dean mild sausage
  • 1 box
    Tony Chachere's dirty rice mix
  • 6 md
    eggs, beaten, fresh farm eggs are good if you can get any
  • 1/2 sm
    Vidalia onion, diced
  • 1 sm
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 c
    fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 1/2 c

How To Make bayou breakfast

Test Kitchen Tips
There are other brands of dirty rice mixtures in stores you can use. If you substitute, just make sure to use an 8 oz box (not family size).
  • Frying your sausage, onions, peppers, and mushrooms.
    In a large skillet, fry your sausage, onions, peppers, and mushrooms. Then you want to drain your fat.
  • Cooking eggs in the skillet.
    Add your eggs and cook until firmly done.
  • Remaining ingredients added to the skillet.
    Add remaining ingredients and stir well.
  • Bringing ingredients to a boil.
    Bring to a boil and reduce the heat.
  • Lid placed on skillet while ingredients simmer.
    Cover and simmer for 25 minutes and stir occasionally.