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Tex-Mex Beef Barbecues Recipe

Tex-Mex Beef Barbecues Recipe

I recently took this dish to a potluck, and guests loved it! The recipe came from my mom, and it tastes equally good with ground beef. —Lynda Zuniga, Crystal City, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 jar (18 ounces) hickory smoke-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 envelope chili seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 14 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • 1. Cut brisket in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, onion, chili seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and lemon juice. Pour over beef. Cover and cook on high for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 3. Remove beef; cool slightly. Shred and return to the slow cooker; heat through. Serve on buns. Yield: 14 servings.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 294 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 732 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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