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Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

Delicious beef brisket cooked in your slow cooker
Course Main Course
Cuisine Slow Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 hours
Total Time 9 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 282kcal


  • large oval slow cooker


  • 1 kg approx beef brisket
  • 2 red onions sliced
  • 1 rich beef stockpot or stock cube
  • 400 ml boiling water from the kettle
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 2 tsp dried sage
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • cornflour to thicken, if needed


  • Brown the meat in a dry pan on a high heat, then place two sliced red onions in the base of the slow cooker. Put the beef on top of the onions.
  • Make 400 ml rich beef stock using a stockpot (or stock cube), pour into slow cooker.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce, season the beef with salt and pepper, add 2 tsp dried sage and 1 tsp dried rosemary.
  • Cook on low for 8-9 hours. To make gravy with the juices, thicken with a paste of cornflour and a little cold water.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 648mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 3.7mg