Slow-Cooker Cajun Pot Roast with Maque Choux

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

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
Reynolds® Slow Cooker Liner
1
boneless beef chuck roast (2 to 2 1/2 lb)
3
teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ Simply Steam® Niblets® frozen corn, thawed
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce

  • 1 Place Slow Cooker Liner inside 5- to 6 1/2-quart slow cooker, making sure liner fits snugly against bottom and side of bowl, and pulling top of liner over rim of bowl.
  • 2 Rub entire surface of beef with Cajun seasoning; place in slow cooker. Top with corn, onion and bell pepper.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix tomatoes, pepper and pepper sauce. Pour over vegetables and beef.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 5 Remove beef from slow cooker to cutting board; cut into thin slices. Using slotted spoon, remove corn mixture and serve with beef.

Expert Tips

Serve food directly from the lined slow cooker. Once the slow cooker cools, remove the liner and throw away for easy cleanup.

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
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.