Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux

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 8 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
to 2 1/2 lb boneless beef chuck roast
1
tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1
box (9 oz) frozen whole kernel corn
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce

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Steps

  • 1 Rub entire surface of beef roast with Cajun seasoning. In 3 1/2- to 4-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 8 to 10 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 1/2- to 4-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 8 to 10 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 PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.