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Brisket with Cranberry Gravy Recipe

Brisket with Cranberry Gravy Recipe

Cranberry sauce adds a pleasant sweetness to this slow-cooked brisket. Use jellied sauce instead of whole berry sauce if you like. —Nina Hall, Spokane, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard


  • 1. Rub brisket with salt and pepper; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the cranberry sauce, tomato sauce, onion and mustard; pour over brisket.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Remove brisket; thinly slice across the grain. Skim fat from cooking juices; serve with brisket. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces equals 262 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 357 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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