Cola-Braised Brisket

Cola-Braised BrisketRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Hands-off cooking is ideal for busy weekenights. Try Cola-Braised Brisket that's cooked in the slow-cooker. Enjoy any leftovers of this tender brisket by shredding the meat, and stirring it into the gravy. Serve brisket and gravy over cooked egg noodles.
Serves 10

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2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
2 teaspoons onion powder
1 teaspoon pepper
1 4-lb. beef brisket, trimmed
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 onions, thinly sliced
2 cups cola
1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 8 Hours
Total: 8 Hours, 15 Minutes

1. Combine brown sugar, salt, paprika, onion powder and pepper in a small bowl. Rub mixture all over brisket.

2. Warm oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook brisket until browned on all sides, turning with tongs, about 7 minutes total. Transfer meat to slow cooker.

3. Arrange onions on top of brisket. Whisk together cola and tomatoes in a large bowl and pour over onions and brisket. Cover and cook on low until meat is fork-tender, 7 to 8 hours.

4. Transfer meat to a cutting board and allow to stand for 10 minutes. Remove gravy from slow cooker. Slice meat against the grain and serve with gravy.

Created date

February 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 321
Fat 10 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 41 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Sodium 1068 mg