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Slow-Cooked Barbecued Beef Brisket

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours

Makes

8 servings

I enjoy fixing a sit-down meal for my husband and myself every evening, so this entree is often on the menu. It is fairly inexpensive and takes little effort to prepare. The tender beef tastes wonderful. —Anita Keppinger, Philomath, Oregon
Slow-Cooked Barbecued Beef Brisket Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (2-1/2 pounds), trimmed
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons liquid smoke, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; rub over brisket. Place in a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Pour half over the brisket; set the remaining sauce aside.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with the reserved sauce.
Editor's Note
Place sliced brisket in freezer containers; top with sauce. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan, stirring gently; add water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 242 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 810mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein.

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