Southern Pot Roast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours


5 servings

Updated: Aug. 30, 2023
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. —Amber Zurbrugg, Alliance, Ohio


  • 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


  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 until meat is tender, 5-6 hours. Slice or shred meat; serve corn mixture with a slotted spoon.

Can you freeze Southern Pot Roast?

Freeze cooled meat and corn mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, stirring gently; add broth or water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

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