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Learn how to make brisket with this tender, juicy slow cooker recipe. This best beef brisket recipe is made with super-delish Mediterranean ingredients like kalamata olives and fennel.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
10 hrs
total:
10 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle meat with 1 teaspoon of the Greek seasoning; rub in with your fingers. Place meat in the cooker. Top with fennel wedges or celery and fennel seeds.

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  • In a medium bowl, combine undrained tomatoes, broth, olives, salt, lemon peel, pepper, and the remaining 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning. Pour over brisket mixture in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 11 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 5 1/2 hours.

  • Remove meat from slow cooker, reserving cooking juices. Thinly slice meat. Arrange meat and vegetables on a serving platter. Cover meat and vegetables; keep warm. Pour cooking juices into a glass measuring cup; skim off fat.

  • For sauce, if necessary, add water to cooking juices to make 2 cups. Transfer to a small saucepan. In a small bowl, combine the 1/4 cup water and the flour; stir into mixture in saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Serve sauce with meat and vegetables. If desired, serve with hot cooked noodles.

Nutrition Facts

286 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 82mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 8g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 37g; sodium 754mg.
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