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Slow-Cooked Carolina Beef Brisket

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"Good things are worth the wait! This flavor-packed brisket slow cooks all day so you come home to a fork-tender dish with just the right amount of spice!"
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8 h servings 301 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Stir the picante sauce, molasses, vinegar, Worcestershire and onion in a 5-quart slow cooker. Add the beef, trimming to fit, if needed, and turn to coat.
  2. Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 9 hours or until the beef is fork-tender.


  • Recipe Tips:
  • Time-Saving: This recipe may also be cooked on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 301 calories; 14.4 g fat; 20.9 g carbohydrates; 19.9 g protein; 68 mg cholesterol; 504 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I cooked it in my slow cooker for 5 hours and it came out perfect! Everyone loved it. I will try and cook it for the full 9 hours next time

Most helpful critical review

Seems too bitter to us - may need something to sweeten it a bit.

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I cooked it in my slow cooker for 5 hours and it came out perfect! Everyone loved it. I will try and cook it for the full 9 hours next time

This is sooooo good! I LOVED it. The gravy becomes nice & brown & delicious. The only thing I changed was I added a couple of chipotle peppers (in adobo sauce) b/c I had them left over from a pr...

I added 1/4 cup of honey and 1/3 cup of brown sugar. I also cut the molasses down to 1/4 cup. I cooked for a total of 8 hours on low in my slow cooker. This was very good and very tender. I ...

Awesome, Awesome, Awesome. this was a major hit at our house. I did have to make a couple of substitutions do to lack of shopping desire. I used soy sauce and honey/ brown sugar instead of wo...

I did add honey and brown sugar because I thought it needed sweetness. When I make again, I will probably reduce or not even use the molasses. It was a very strong flavor.

We tried it for New Years Day 2011 and like some of the other reviewers added 1/3 cup brown sugar and an extra thinly sliced onion and it turned out wonderful. Nice sweet brown broth with a swe...

I cut the molasses down like the other reviewers suggested. i couldn't get a brisket and the picante sauce, so i used a round roast and pace salsa......turned out delish! This is on the make a...

I was very pleased with this recipe. I did as other viewers, added honey and brown sugar together and no molasses. A dash of hot sauce and we had a winner. Definately make again.

Very easy and delicious