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Barbecue Beef Brisket Recipe

Barbecue Beef Brisket Recipe

This is such a simple dish, but oh boy is it delicious. The meat comes out moist and tender and tastes great with mashed potatoes.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • 1. Cut brisket in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the barbecue sauce, onion, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, salt and pepper; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove beef and keep warm. Transfer cooking juices to a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice meat across the grain; serve with gravy. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked beef with 1/2 cup gravy equals 486 calories, 29 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 136 mg cholesterol, 933 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.