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Barbecue Beef Brisket

This is such a simple dish, but oh boy is it delicious. The meat comes out moist and tender and tastes great with mashed potatoes.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water


  • Cut brisket in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the barbecue sauce, onion, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, salt and pepper; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove beef and keep warm. Transfer cooking juices to a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice meat across the grain; serve with gravy.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 486 calories, 29g fat (11g saturated fat), 136mg cholesterol, 933mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein.

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