Cajun Pork

The pork shoulder gets extra tender in the slow cooker. Sweet peppers and okra add to this dish, which is served on brown rice to make a complete meal.

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Cook:
30 mins
Cook:
6 hrs (low) or 3 hours (high)
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Cajun Pork

Ingredients
 
Nonstick cooking spray
2 1/2
pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
2
medium yellow sweet peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes with green pepper and onion, undrained
1
16 ounce package frozen cut okra
1
6 ounce package quick-cooking brown rice, cooked according to package
 
Bottled hot pepper sauce (optional)

Directions

  1. Lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. In hot skillet cook meat, half at a time, until brown; drain off fat.
  2. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker place meat and sweet peppers. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. Top with undrained tomatoes.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
  4. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in frozen okra. Cover and cook 30 minutes more. If desired, pass hot pepper sauce. Serve over rice.

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Slow cooker size:

3 1/2- or 4-quart

Nutrition Facts

(Cajun Pork)
    Per serving:
  • 233 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 77 mg chol.,
  • 444 mg sodium,
  • 15 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 5 g sugar,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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