Cider Mushroom Brisket Recipe
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Cider Mushroom Brisket Recipe

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Apple juice and gingersnaps give an autumn feel to this tender, slow-cooked brisket. It’s quick to prep, and the mouthwatering aroma will linger for hours.—Colleen Weston, Denver, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh beef brisket (6 pounds)
  • 2 jars (12 ounces each) mushroom gravy
  • 1 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1 envelope onion mushroom soup mix
  • 1/3 cup crushed gingersnap cookies

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces cooked meat with 1/2 cup cooking juices equals 336 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 566 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 47 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Cut brisket into thirds; place in a 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine the gravy, cider, soup mix and cookie crumbs; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Skim fat from cooking juices; thicken if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.
Originally published as Cider Mushroom Brisket in Taste of Home August/September 2009, p45

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces cooked meat with 1/2 cup cooking juices equals 336 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 566 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 47 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"This dish was so easy to make. I didn't change a thing! Served with egg noodles and veggies, it was a perfect, simple meal!"

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2010

"Meat was flavorful and tender. Couldn't believe adding ginger snaps would make such a flavorful gravy. Family LOVED it! will definitely make again!"

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