Beef Brisket Meal

Beef Brisket Meal is a delicious, braised beef meal recipe. This is also a Slow-Cooker recipe that includes carrots and mashed potatoes and onions with cooking juices. {You will need a 5 to 6 Quart-size slow cooker for this recipe}. It takes about (30) minutes to prepare and then cooks for (4-1/2 to 5-1/2 Hours) on HIGH or (9-11 Hours) on Low. This is a great option for any time of year and would work well for large families, guests and holidays. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) generous-size servings. Beef Brisket Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.beef-brisket-meal

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-11 Hours.
Equipment Needed: a (5-6 Quart) Slow Cooker.


1 (3 lb) beef brisket
6 medium-size carrots, bias-sliced in 2″ lengths (3 cups)
1 cup finely chopped onions
3/4 cup dry red wine or low-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup no-salt tomato paste
4 tsp quick-cooking tapioca
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp liquid smoke
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
3 cups hot cooked mashed potatoes


1. Trim fat from brisket. If necessary, cut beef to fit a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker. Place carrots and onion in cooker. Top with brisket. In a medium-size bowl stir together the wine, tomato paste, tapioca, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, liquid smoke, garlic powder, and salt; pour over brisket in cooker.

2. Cover and cook on LOW 9 to 11 hours or on HIGH 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 hours.

3. Remove brisket from cooker. Using a slotted spoon, remove vegetables from cooker. (Reserve (8 oz) of the juices for another use). Slice remaining beef; serve with vegetables, remaining cooking juices, and mashed potatoes.

To Store Leftovers:
Transfer remaining tomato paste to an airtight storage container. Place beef in a second airtight container. Place the (8 oz) reserved cooking juices in a third airtight container. Cover; chill up to 3 days.

Yield: 6 Servings.
Serving Size: (8 oz) brisket, 1/2 cup carrots and 1/2 cup potatoes with juices per serving.

Weight Watchers (9 SmartPoints), (8 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
1 Vegetable + 1 Fat + 1-1/2 Starch + 3 Meat(L)

Calories: 333, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 503mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 28g

Original recipe and image from: Meredith Corporation.

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