Slow-Cooker Sweet and Savory Brisket of Beef

Slow-Cooker Sweet and Savory Brisket of Beef

Dried fruit adds a hint of sweetness to a hearty beef brisket prepared in the slow cooker.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

10:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

3
1/2- to 4-pound fresh beef brisket (not corned beef), trimmed of fat
1
package (7 ounces) mixed dried fruit
1
carton (32 ounces) Progresso® beef flavored broth
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
5
to 6 tablespoons Gold Medal® Wondra® quick-mixing flour
  1. Place all ingredients except flour in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, cutting beef to fit if necessary.
  2. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours.
  3. Remove beef to warm platter; cover with aluminum foil. Increase heat setting to High. Beat flour into hot cooking liquid, using wire whisk. Cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thickened. Cut beef into 8 portions; serve with sauce.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
Serve steamed rice and fresh green beans with this savory dinner.
Variation
Vary the flavors of this dish by using different dried fruits. Using all apricots gives a sweeter flavor to the meat. Dried apples with a 2-inch stick of cinnamon will give a sweet, tangy fall flavor to the recipe.
Did You Know?
Beef brisket is from the breast section under the first ribs. It is usually sold boneless. Brisket requires long, slow cooking to tenderize it and bring out the flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 385
    • (Calories from Fat 125),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 700mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 45g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 6 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.