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Slow-Cooker Sweet-and-Sour Brisket

All You AUGUST 2007

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Cook time:5 Hours
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.11


  • 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


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.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 355
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 41g
  • Carbohydrate: 17g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 99mg
  • Sodium: 372mg

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