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A flavorful vegan dirty rice recipe that cooks up in no time. It’s bursting with a delicious flavor you will forget it’s meatless. Plant-based ground protein, seasonings, vegetables, and rice makes this classic Southern comfort dish a recipe that you need to try!
Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword dinner, dirty rice, vegan dirty rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Author Dionne


  • 16 oz. of plant-based ground
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper
  • 1 medium red pepper
  • 1-2 teaspoon creole seasoning depending on if you want it mild or hot.
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vegetable broth divided
  • 4 cups white rice cooked
  • Green onion chopped for garnish


  • In a large saute pan, heat oil over medium-high heat and add plant-based ground meat. Saute until browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Add vegetables and garlic. Saute until browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Add seasonings and stir until well combined. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Deglaze pan with ½ cup of vegetable broth and cook down, about 5 minutes.
  • Add rice and ½ cup broth. Cook until broth is absorbed, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve and garnish with green onions.