Recipes / Cravin' Cajun Stuffed Bell Peppers
Think outside that Dirty Rice box! Here’s a fun and different way to incorporate a Cajun classic with fresh produce and a flavorful blend of proteins. Your peppers will thank you!
- Louisiana Fish Fry Products Dirty Rice Mix (8 oz. box)
- 6 medium-sized bell peppers
- 1/2 lb. ground beef
- 1/2 lb. fresh shrimp (peeled, de-veined & chopped)
- 2 1/4 cups water
- 8 oz plain bread crumbs
- shredded cheddar cheese
Dirty Rice Mix - Box 8 oz
Halve peppers, clean and parboil for 5 minutes. Plunge in ice water then drain. Brown ground beef in a saucepan until thoroughly cooked (165° F) and drain. Add water and Louisiana Fish Fry Products Dirty Rice Mix. Stir and bring to a boil. Stir in shrimp, reduce heat and cook covered for 20-25 minutes. Preheat oven to 350º F. Place 12 peppers halved in baking dish and stuff with rice mixture. Sprinkle tops liberally with bread crumbs. Bake 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven and cover each pepper with shredded cheddar cheese. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serves 6-8. ENJOY!