Dirty Rice


excerpt from A Vegetarian Cooks’ Book, The Green Cutting Board Press, 2004



1 1/2 Cups cooked white rice
1/2 Cup diced onion
1/2 Cup diced green bell pepper
1/2 Cup chopped portabella mushrooms
1/4 Cup water
1 Tbls vegetable bouillon paste
1 Tbls dried parsley
2 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp Cajun spice blend


Prepare the rice according to instructions in advance and set aside.

Sauté the onion, bell pepper and garlic in olive oil until soft, add the mushrooms and parsley. Cook uncovered until the mixture dries slightly and the flavors blend. Now add the cooked rice, water and bouillon. Cook an additional 10 minutes or until medium dry, this is "Dirty Rice" after all.

Garnish with fresh green onion.

serves 2