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Pressure Cooker Sweet and Sour Brisket

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours + releasing

Makes

10 servings

Here’s one dish that never gets old in our house. The brisket is tender and juicy with a great sweet and sour twist. We’d eat it every night if we could! —Jolie Albertazzie, Moreno Valley, California
Pressure Cooker Sweet and Sour Brisket Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, raisins, brown sugar, lemon juice and garlic. Pour half into a 6-qt. pressure cooker.
  2. Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. Transfer to pressure cooker. Top with remaining tomato mixture. Lock lid in place; adjust pressure to cook on high for 1-1/4 hours. Allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure.
  3. Remove brisket to a serving platter and keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Serve with tomato mixture.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Got more time? Check out the slow cooker version.
  • Beef Brisket
    This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

    Nutrition Facts

    4 ounces cooked beef with 1/3 cup sauce: 247 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.

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