Southern Pot Roast Recipe

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Cajun seasoning adds kick to this tender beef roast that's served with a corn and tomato mixture. "It is an unusual dish, but it's full of flavor," notes Amber Zurbrugg of Alliance, Ohio.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 455 calories, 22g fat (8g saturated fat), 147mg cholesterol, 601mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 47g protein .


  1. Cut roast in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. Top with corn, onion and green pepper. Combine the tomatoes, pepper and hot pepper sauce; pour over vegetables.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender. Serve corn mixture with slotted spoon. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Southern Pot Roast in Quick Cooking January/February 2005, p41

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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katlaydee3 63220
Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"I thought this was just okay; definitely not your traditional pot roast."

deb1856 60436
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2012

"I made this for Superbowl Sunday, and everyone loved it! It was so easy to put together, and it has a wonderful flavor. Would make this again!"

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