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Tex-Mex Beef Barbecues

 Tex-Mex Beef Barbecues
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
14 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours


  • 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


  • Cut brisket in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker.
  • 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.
  • Remove beef; cool slightly. Shred and return to the slow cooker; heat
  • through. Serve on buns. Yield: 14 servings.
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: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.