Spicy Pot Roast with Cajun Brown Gravy
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Spicy Pot Roast with Cajun Brown Gravy

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Give your roast some Cajun flavor with this family dinner idea. Zatarain’s Creole Seasoning adds just the right amount of spice, while the classic Cajun brown gravy gives it a unique South Louisiana flavor.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 2h 45m

    Cook Time

  • 291


  • 8



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  • 1 beef brisket, 4 pounds
  • 2 tablespoons ZATARAIN'S® Creole Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 1/4 cup minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup flour


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Rub brisket all over with Creole Seasoning. (If desired, refrigerate brisket 1 hour or overnight for extra flavor).

  • Heat oil in large deep ovenproof skillet or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add brisket; cook 6 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove brisket; set aside. Add water to skillet, stirring to scrape up browned bits. Return brisket to skillet. Add onions and garlic; cover

  • Bake 2 1/2 hours or until brisket is fork tender. Remove brisket to cutting board. Reserve onions and liquid in medium bowl.

  • Melt butter in same skillet on medium heat. Gradually add flour, stirring with wire whisk until well blended. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbly and lightly browned. Add onions and liquid to skillet; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 minutes or until gravy is thickened. Slice brisket; return to skillet. Simmer 5 minutes or until heated through

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