Beef Brisket with Cranberry Gravy Recipe
- 1 medium onion, sliced
- 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds), halved
- 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
- 1/2 cup thawed cranberry juice concentrate
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 1. Place onion in a 5-qt. slow cooker; top with brisket. Combine cranberry sauce and juice concentrate; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 5-1/2 to 6 hours or until meat is tender.
- 2. Remove brisket and keep warm. Strain cooking juices, discarding onion; skim fat. Place in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; gradually stir into the pan. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Thinly slice brisket across the grain; serve with gravy. Yield: 12 servings.
3 ounces cooked beef with 3 tablespoons gravy equals 225 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.
Reviews for Beef Brisket with Cranberry Gravy
"Made it for our progressive dinner. Was wonderful and so easy to prepare. Gave us more time to visit and not worry about the main course. Very very tasty."
"I had a hard time finding the the concentrate so I used a cranberry blend"
"This is a great recipe. The flavor is excellent. It is easy to make and reasonable."
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.