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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. 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. 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. 3. One hour before ready to serve, prepare polenta according to packet instructions. Serve beef over polenta. Garnish with parsley. EACH SERVING About 2 320kJ, 45g protein, 45g carbohydrate, 23g fat (10g saturated), 4g fibre.

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