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4.12 from 9 votes

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

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

Equipment

  • large oval slow cooker

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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 (2 cups) rich beef stock (broth) 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, or make a roux in a saucepan using plain flour and butter, and add the juices to that, then heat and stir constantly until thickened,

Nutrition

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