Dirty Rice

Dirty Rice Recipe

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Haley Cole


This rice is expected at every family gathering, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it is so easy to make. I love that I can get it started and have it cooking while I work on something else. I usually use Uncle Ben's Long Grain rice because it doesn't stick together like so many others do. The water that I add is not specifically necessary, but sometimes the rice is a little dry if I don't add it.

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5 Min
30 Min


1 1/2 c
long grain rice, uncooked
1 can(s)
beef consomme
1 can(s)
french onion soup
1 can(s)
mushroom pieces
2 Tbsp
water to bring amount of liquid to 3 1/3 cups

How to Make Dirty Rice


  • 1Put rice in a microwave safe bowl with a lid. Sprinkle in a little salt to taste. (A pinch is usually sufficient.)
  • 2Open and drain mushrooms and add to rice.
  • 3Open beef consumme and french onion soup and pour into measuring cup making a note of how much liquid is there. Then add just enough water to bring liquid to 3 1/3 cups. (It usually isn't very much. It depends on the brands of soup that you use.)
  • 4Pour liquid into rice and mushrooms. Add butter. Stir everything.
  • 5Cover and microwave for 10 minutes on high power, then 20 minutes on 50% power.

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About Dirty Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy