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Southern Pot Roast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours


5 servings

Updated: Dec. 09, 2022
Cajun seasoning adds kick to this tender Southern Pot Roast that's served with a corn and tomato mixture. It may seem like an unusual dish, but it's full of flavor. —Amber Zurbrugg, Alliance, Ohio
Southern Pot Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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. Serve corn mixture with slotted spoon.

Can you freeze Southern Pot Roast?

Freeze cooled beef 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.

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