Easy Brisket

  • Yield: 12 to 14 servings

This recipe can be made in a slow cooker.


5 to 6pounds very lean brisket, trimmed of fat
Garlic powder
1cup light brown sugar
1cup water
1envelope dry onion soup mix
1cup ketchup


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Liberally season brisket with garlic powder.
  3. Combine brown sugar, water, onion soup mix and ketchup and mix thoroughly.  Place brisket in a large baking pan or roaster and douse with marinade.
  4. Cover and cook for  4 1/2 hours to 5 hours. Meat should be fork tender.
  5. Slice against the grain and spoon sauce over meat before serving.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Too Hot in the Kitchen (Holly Clegg, 2010). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 330
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 83mg
  • Sodium 435mg
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Protein 40g