Slow cooker beer brisket
A hearty, comfort food meal that is rich with flavour.
300 cal Serves 6
Prep time 0h 15m
Cook time 6h 0m
Total time 6h 15m
Step 1Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of canola oil in large, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Brown beef 3 minutes on each side. Place beef in slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Heat remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil, cook onions 4 minutes or until beginning to brown, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic and cook 15 seconds.
Step 2Remove skillet from heat and stir in beer, vinegar, oregano, thyme, steak sauce, and tomato paste. Stir until well blended and pour over beef in slow cooker, making sure that beef is covered completely with liquid.
Step 3Cover and cook on low setting for 6 hours. Remove beef and place on cutting board. Thinly slice beef (it will shred automatically as you slice). Return beef to slow cooker and stir. Cover and let stand 15 minutes to absorb flavours.
Step 4To serve, place strainer in large bowl, strain beef mixture, shaking off excess liquid and place in serving bowl. Serve juices alongside. Place equal amounts of shredded beef on slices of warmed multigrain bread (2 oz/60 g per serving) as open-faced sandwiches. Spoon desired amount of liquid over each.
Buy beef brisket that weighs almost 2 pounds (1 kg) before trimming as there is quite a bit of fat to discard. If a “sliced” brisket is preferred over the shredded variety, cook about 30 minutes less than recommended above.
Per serving (1 of 6)
- 29 g
- 310 mg
- 487 mg
- Total fat
- 10 g
- Saturated fat
- 2 g
- 75 mg
- 18 g
- 3 g
Favourite recipesAll recipes
Desserts and baked goods
Oatmeal choco cranberry cookiesIn these cookies no egg or flour is used. These have a soft texture with an addictive taste.
Prep: 25 mins 73 cal Serves 12
Muesli muffins with almonds and cranberriesWhole grains, cranberries and almonds jack up the nutrient power in these muffins compared to common, cake-like ones.
Prep: 40 mins 240 cal Serves 12
Turkey burger casserole with parsnip and carrot fritesThis casserole gets its wow factor from carrot and parsnips cut into matchstick fries
Prep: 5 mins 240 cal Serves 6
Maple roasted vegetablesDelectable, healthy and so simple, this recipe lifts vegetables to a new level
Prep: 55 mins 160 cal Serves 10
Wild rice and apple stuffed acorn squashThe sweetness of apple complements the delicate flavours of squash, celery and thyme.
Prep: 20 mins 210 cal Serves 4
Soups and salads
Mediterranean tortellini pasta saladWatch the video below to learn how to make this kid-friendly dish
Prep: 37 mins 330 cal Serves 6