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Smoked Beef Brisket

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 8 hours


6 servings

Dana Cebolski of Bessemer, Michigan gives a sensational smoky taste to tender slices of this slow-cooked beef brisket. "It's one of my family's favorites any time of the year," she notes.


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed


  1. Place beef in a 3-qt. slow cooker; rub with Liquid Smoke if desired. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with onion. Combine the ketchup, mustard and celery seed; spread over meat.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Transfer cooking juices to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Serve with brisket, thinly sliced across the grain.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounce-weight: 266 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 750mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 39g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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