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Vegan Dirty Rice

Easy Vegan Dirty Rice

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Dirty Rice, Side Dish
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2-3 tbsp neutral oil
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ cup yellow onion diced
  • 3 cups vegan "beef" crumbles
  • ½ heaping cup green bell pepper diced
  • ¼ cup celery diced
  • tbsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper (add more to taste at the end)
  • 3 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • cups cooked rice about 1¼ cups dried rice
  • roughly chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  • In a large sauté pan, heat the oil over low medium heat and sauté the diced onions and minced garlic together until fragrant.
  • Add in your vegan crumbles and combine with the onions and garlic.
  • Add in the diced celery and green bell pepper and combine with the other ingredients in the pan.
  • Next, stir in the cornstarch and all spices (except for bay leaves). Stir to combine.
  • Add in bay leaves and vegetable broth. Cover with a lid and let simmer over medium heat for about 6 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaves and stir in rice one cup at a time.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley. Serve immediately and enjoy!