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Sweet and Sour Brisket

 Sweet and Sour Brisket
Here’s one dish that never gets old in our house. Tender and juicy, with a great sweet and sour twist. We’d eat it every night if we could! —Jolie Albertazzie, Moreno Valley, California
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours


  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, raisins, brown sugar,
  • lemon juice and garlic. Pour half into a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker
  • coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. Transfer to slow cooker. Top with
  • remaining tomato mixture. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or
  • until meat is tender.
  • Remove brisket to a serving platter and keep warm. Skim fat from
  • cooking juices. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Serve with
  • tomato mixture.
  • Yield: 10 servings.

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Sweet and Sour Brisket (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked beef with 1/3 cup sauce equals 248 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 272 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.