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Bison Dirty Rice | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

A great way to enjoy Cajun dirty rice made with ground bison instead of the traditional chicken livers.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Cajun
Keyword bison, dirty rice, rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Deana Larkin Evans


  • 1 stalk organic celery, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound ground bison
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 cups Basmati rice (uncooked)
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • GF hot sauce


  1. Add the chopped celery, onion, green bell pepper and EVOO to a 3.5 quart Dutch oven or saucepan. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add the ground bison and Cajun seasoning to the veg mixture. Cook the meat thoroughly, about 5-7 minutes.

  3. Remove the pot from the heat and add the uncooked rice. Stir the rice into the mixture so that it is well incorporated. Add the beef broth, bay leaf and Worcestershire sauce. Return the Dutch oven to the stove.

  4. Bring to a boil while stirring occasionally, then cover and reduce the heat to low. Cook until done, about 18 minutes.

  5. Remove the bay leaf. Taste test for salt and serve with your favorite gluten-free hot sauce.