Zatarains Dirty Rice Mix is a delicious and inexpensive meal for lunch or dinner that you can find at your local grocery store. Learn how to turn this easy and quick meal into either a satisfying burrito or a healthy salad. Discover new ways to utilize ground turkey instead of ground beef to make these meals healthier for all without taking away the taste. With easy to follow steps anyone can master these recipes and save yourself and your family time and money.
Things You'll Need
- Zatarains Dirty Rice Mix
- 1 lb. ground beef or ground turkey
- Monterrey jack cheese
- Salad mix
- Ranch dressing
Recipe Number 1- Burrito
Cook your Zatarains Dirty Rice Mix according to the directions on the back of the box. For a healthier meal use ground turkey instead of ground beef. It still tastes great and is less fattening.
Grate some cheese, approximately 1 to 2 oz. is all you need.
Heat your tortilla in the microwave or in a pan until it's as hot as you like it.
Lay the tortilla flat and add the Zatarains Dirty Rice Mix and cheese onto tortilla.
Roll up your tortilla into a burrito and you now have a
Recipe Number 2 - Salad
Follow the directions on the back of the box of your Zatarains Dirty Rice Mix. As previously mentioned, using ground turkey makes for a healthier meal.
Add 2 to 3 cups salad mix to a medium-sized bowl.
Pour 1 cup or less Zatarains Dirty Rice Mix over salad.
Pour 6 to 8 tbsp. ranch dressing over salad/Zatarains mix and enjoy this delicious new salad.
Tips & Warnings
- Remember that you can change up the amounts of Dirty Rice Mix used in both recipes, there is no set amount you have to add.
- As always be careful when cooking with a hot stove. Temperatures may vary with different microwaves and stoves.
- Photo Credit rice image by sasha from Fotolia.com
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