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Sweet and Sour Brisket

Here’s one dish that never gets old in our house. Tender and juicy, with a great sweet and sour twist. We’d eat it every night if we could! —Jolie Albertazzie, Moreno Valley, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, raisins, brown sugar, lemon juice and garlic. Pour half into a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. Transfer to slow cooker. Top with remaining tomato mixture. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 8-10 hours.
  • Remove brisket to a serving platter and keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Serve with tomato mixture.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounces cooked beef with 1/3 cup sauce: 248 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.

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  • annrms
    Apr 16, 2016

    Very good! It makes a lot of sauce, so I froze some for future use.

  • mjlouk
    Feb 25, 2012

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