Orange-Spiced Brisket Recipe
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Orange-Spiced Brisket Recipe

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Give tender beef a festive touch with cinnamon, cloves, coriander and a kiss of sweetness from orange and dates.
TOTAL TIME: Prep:10 min. Cook: 7-1/4 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep:10 min. Cook: 7-1/4 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1-1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cinnamon stick (3 inches)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked beef with 1/3 cup sauce: 500 calories, 29g fat (11g saturated fat), 136mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein.


  1. Place brisket in a 6-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour over brisket. Cook, covered, on low 7-9 hours or until tender.
  2. Transfer brisket to a platter; keep warm. Discard cinnamon stick. Skim fat from cooking juices. In a blender, cover and process cooking juices until pureed; pour into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 13-15 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Cut beef diagonally across the grain into thin slices; serve with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Freeze option: Place brisket in freezer containers; top with sauce. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan, gently stirring and adding a little water if necessary.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.
Originally published as Orange-Spiced Brisket in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2015, p22

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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