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Cajun-Style Pot Roast

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours

Makes

6 servings

I often makes this zippy roast when expecting dinner guests. It gives me time to visit with them, and even my friend who's a chef enjoys this dish. —Ginger Menzies, Oak Creek, Colorado
Cajun-Style Pot Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  1. Cut roast in half; sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. In a large skillet, brown roast in oil on all sides. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the tomatoes, red pepper, celery, onion, tapioca, garlic and salt; pour over roast.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with rice.
  3. Freeze option: Remove beef, vegetables and juices from slow cooker; cool slightly. Slice beef; transfer all to freezer containers. Freeze for up to 3 months. To use, thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Place in a Dutch oven; heat through. Thin with beef broth if necessary. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 328 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 1336mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein.

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