Slow Cooker Brisket of Beef


Slow Cooker Brisket of Beef

Slow Cooker Brisket of Beef

Yield

Makes 10 to 12 servings

Ingredients

1 whole well-trimmed beef brisket (about 5 pounds)
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 large onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices and separated into rings
1 bottle (12 ounces) chile sauce
1-1/2 cups beef broth, dark ale or water
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
Red boiling potatoes, carrots, sliced parsnips or turnips (optional)

Preparation

  1. Place brisket, fat side down, in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Spread garlic evenly over brisket; sprinkle with pepper. Arrange onions over brisket. Combine chile sauce, broth, Worcestershire sauce and sugar in medium bowl; pour over brisket and onions. Cover; cook on LOW 8 hours.
  2. Turn brisket over; stir onions into sauce and spoon over brisket. Add vegetables, if desired. Cover; cook 1 to 2 hours or until fork-tender. Transfer brisket to cutting board. Tent with foil; let stand 10 minutes.*
  3. Stir juices in slow cooker. Spoon off and discard fat from juices. (Juices may be thinned to desired consistency with water or thickened by simmering, uncovered, in saucepan.) Carve brisket across grain into thin slices. Spoon juices over brisket.

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