- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.
Reviews for Brisket with Cranberry Gravy
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"I made this recipe for dinner tonight and my family loved it. I omitted the salt, pepper and chopped onion and used a packet of dry onion soup mix instead. I also used jellied cranberry sauce, my husband's preference. Quick to assemble, delicious and tender when done! Great recipe!"
"I made this recipe for dinner tonight and my family loved it. I omitted the salt, pepper and chopped onion and used a packet on dry onion soup mix instead. I also used jellied cranberry sauce, my husband's preference. Quick to assemble, delicious and tender when done! Great recipe!"
"a true southern favorite and comfort food classic with a fall twist. Love the addition of cranberries."
"This is the best brisket I've ever had! It was so easy too!"
"After Thxg, I had cranberry, but no one wanted another turkey sandwich; I found this recipe, so I got some "London broil" beef (no idea what the cut was), browned the meat & onions, used pressure cooker for 15 minutes (that's my taste: don't like "fall apart" meat). I'd added a pinch of pepper flakes and a splash of sweet-ish red wine (hostess gift that no one liked).The sauce nicely complemented the strong meat taste. I NEVER make beef, so not only was everyone surprised at the dish, but really happy that it turned out truly tasty. Leftovers made wonderful lettuce wraps and pretty good "rolls". (I'll put pretty much anything inside bread or biscuit dough).I just bought an extra bag of cranberries, just to make sure I can make this again. Will try with a nice wine and fruity salsa instead of tomato, or maybe some orange slices.Really like that the recipe is basic, so cook can add his/her own flavor preferences. GJ, ToH!"