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Slow-Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Brisket

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 hrs
Yield 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 (2 1/2 lb.) piece flat-cut brisket, trimmed
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 355
  • fat 13 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • protein 41 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • sodium 372 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place tomatoes, onion, garlic, raisins (if using), brown sugar and lemon juice in a slow cooker and stir to combine. Sprinkle brisket with 1 1/2 tsp. salt and season with pepper. Place brisket on tomato mixture and then spoon half of tomato mixture on meat. Cover and cook on high until meat is fork tender, 5 to 6 hours.

  2. Transfer brisket to a cutting board, tent with foil to keep warm, and let stand for 10 minutes. Skim fat from sauce and discard; season sauce with salt and pepper. Slice brisket across grain, transfer to a serving platter and spoon some sauce over meat.