Rating: 3 stars
16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 5
  • 16 Ratings

Flip on your slow cooker and this Wine-Braised Beef Brisket recipe practically prepares itself. Serve over mashed potatoes to soak up all the savory sauce.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary test

30 mins
5 hrs
5 hrs 30 mins
6 servings + reserves


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from brisket. If necessary, cut beef to fit in a 4- or 5-quart slow cooker. Place carrots and onion in cooker. Top with brisket. In a medium bowl stir together wine, tomato paste, tapioca, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, liquid smoke, and chili powder; pour over brisket in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Remove brisket from cooker. Using a slotted spoon, remove vegetables from cooker. Reserve half of the beef (about 1 pound), 1 cup of the vegetables, and 1 cup of the cooking juices; store as directed below. Slice remaining beef; serve with vegetables, cooking juices, and mashed potatoes. Makes 6 servings and reserves.

To store reserves:

Place beef in an airtight container. Place vegetables and cooking juices in a second airtight container. Seal and chill for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

355 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 96mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 25g; mono fat 5g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 4g; protein 33g; vitamin a 2235.2IU; vitamin c 9.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 6.1mg; vitamin b6 0.6mg; folate 20.2mcg; vitamin b12 2.9mcg; sodium 641mg; potassium 896mg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 3.8mg.