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Start the brisket at the beginning of your Passover seder preparations--it will have rested and will be ready to slice by the meal portion of the evening.

Hannah Klinger
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2014

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
30 mins
total:
8 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Serves 12 (serving size: about 3 ounces beef and about 2/3 cup sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle brisket evenly with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add brisket; cook 5 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Rub brisket with garlic powder and paprika. Arrange carrots and celery in a 6-quart electric slow cooker coated with cooking spray; top with brisket, fat cap side up.

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  • Return skillet to medium heat. Add onions to pan; cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover. Stir in garlic; cook 5 minutes or until onions are tender and golden. Arrange onion mixture over brisket.

  • Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, stock, tomatoes, brown sugar, and vinegar in hot skillet, stirring with a whisk to loosen browned bits. Pour tomato mixture around brisket. Place thyme and bay leaves in slow cooker, pressing into tomato mixture. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours or until brisket is tender when sliced. Cool slightly in cooker, about 1 hour.

  • Place brisket on a cutting board. Trim fat cap; discard fat. Cut brisket across the grain into thin slices. Pour sauce through a sieve over a bowl; discard carrots, celery, thyme, and bay leaves. Return onions to sauce. Serve brisket with sauce. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

307 calories; fat 15.1g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 7.1g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 33g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 100mg; iron 4mg; sodium 338mg; calcium 31mg.
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