Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux (Cooking for Two)

Enjoy stress-free dinner tonight with this Cajun-style slow cooked beef and vegetables roast.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 7 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 3
 

Ingredients

1
to 1 1/2 lb boneless beef chuck roast
2
teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1
cup frozen whole kernel corn (from 9 oz box)
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
Dash pepper
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Rub entire surface of beef roast with Cajun seasoning. In 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, place roast. Top with frozen corn, onion and bell pepper.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix tomatoes, pepper and pepper sauce. Pour over vegetables and roast.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 To serve, cut roast into slices. Using a slotted spoon, remove corn mixture and serve with roast.
  • 1 Rub entire surface of beef roast with Cajun seasoning. In 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, place roast. Top with frozen corn, onion and bell pepper.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix tomatoes, pepper and pepper sauce. Pour over vegetables and roast.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 To serve, cut roast into slices. Using a slotted spoon, remove corn mixture and serve with roast.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Maque choux (pronounced MOCK shoo) means "smothered corn" in Cajun country. This corn is smothered with tomatoes, bell peppers and onions.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
1160mg
1160%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
44g
44%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.