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Spicy Cajun Rice

Serve this dish with steamed greens and roasted or stewed tomatoes, and you’ve got a full-on Southern-style meal. Frozen peppers and onions are used as a time-saving way to season the dish, but you could also use fresh chopped onion and bell pepper.

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Serve this dish with steamed greens and roasted or stewed tomatoes, and you’ve got a full-on Southern-style meal. Frozen peppers and onions are used as a time-saving way to season the dish, but you could also use fresh chopped onion and bell pepper.

Servings
6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen pepper-and-onion blend
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 3/4 cup rice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup cooked black-eyed peas

Preparation

1 Pulse frozen pepper-and-onion blend in food processor until chopped.

2 Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add chopped frozen vegetables, and sauté 5 minutes, or until most of liquid has evaporated. Stir in rice and Cajun seasoning. Pour in 2 cups water, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Cover, and simmer for 12 minutes, or until all of liquid has been absorbed. Stir in black-eyed peas, and season with salt and pepper, if desired. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 159
  • Carbohydrate Content 29 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 3 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 162 mg
  • Sugar Content 2 g