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Cajun beef & polenta

  • 30 min
  • 8
  • Easy
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Cajun beef & polenta.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1,5kg boneless beef chuck, trimmed and cut into 2,5cm chunks
  • 3 medium peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (400g) chopped tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tsp Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 2 cups polenta 
  • finely chopped parsley, for garnish

Recipe Directions

  1. In a 30cm frying pan, heat oil on medium-high. Pat beef dry with paper towels; season all over with 1/2 tsp salt. In batches, cook beef for 5 minutes or until browned on two sides.
  2. Transfer to slow-cooker bowl. Reduce frying-pan heat to medium.2. To same frying pan, add peppers, onion, celery and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes and tomato paste; cook for 2 minutes, stirring. Stir in Cajun seasoning; transfer to slow-cooker bowl. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until beef is very tender.
  4. One hour before ready to serve, prepare polenta according to packet instructions. Serve beef over polenta. Garnish with parsley.
  5. EACH SERVING About 2 320kJ, 45g protein, 45g carbohydrate, 23g fat (10g saturated), 4g fibre.

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