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Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux (Cooking for Two)

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 7 hr 10 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 3 servings
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Enjoy stress-free dinner tonight with this Cajun-style slow cooked beef and vegetables roast.

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

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

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

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.
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