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Smoked Beef Brisket Recipe

Smoked Beef Brisket Recipe

Dana Cebolski of Bessemer, Michigan gives a sensational smoky taste to tender slices of this slow-cooked beef brisket. "It's one of my family's favorites any time of the year," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed


  • 1. Place beef in a 3-qt. slow cooker; rub with Liquid Smoke if desired. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with onion. Combine the ketchup, mustard and celery seed; spread over meat.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. Transfer cooking juices to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Serve with brisket, thinly sliced across the grain. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces equals 266 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 750 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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