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All-Day Brisket with Potatoes

All-Day Brisket with Potatoes
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD: 8 servings.


  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (12 ounces) beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 3/4 cup stewed tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf


  • 1. Place potatoes and celery in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cut brisket in half. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil on all sides; transfer to slow cooker. In the same pan, saute onion until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add to slow cooker.
  • 2. Add beer and bouillon granules to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan; pour over meat. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; add to slow cooker.
  • 3. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaf. To serve, thinly slice across the grain.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 352 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 722mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 38g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


Average Rating:
  • heatskitchen
    Dec 7, 2015

    This was good. I used a regular beef roast instead of brisket because I forgot to buy it at the store! Here is my blog post on it:

  • Vwakefield
    Dec 31, 1969

    Great recipe, we are making this again soon

  • jeb2010
    Feb 22, 2013

    I was wondering if anyone has made this

    using something besides beer?

  • williamsegraves
    Jul 17, 2011

    The beef came out with a very unique, yet tasty flavor. This dish was a delight and I will definitely make this again.

  • jennifer.svensson
    Apr 10, 2011

    This Recipe was excellant... it had Great Flavor.. Hats off to the chef of this Meal..

  • Likkel
    Apr 4, 2011

    So easy to fix and the sauce was excellent!

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