Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 8 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6
Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
4g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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