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BBQ Beef Brisket


BBQ Beef Brisket

BBQ Beef Brisket

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 6 hours, 15 minutes
Serves 6


  • 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chipotles in adobo plus 2 tsp. adobo sauce
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 1/2 lbs. beef brisket, trimmed of excess fat
  • 6 rolls

Serve with:

  • Coleslaw, pickles and potato chips


    1. In a 5- to 6-qt. slow cooker, combine the tomato sauce, molasses, vinegar, brown sugar, chipotles, adobo sauce, chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper; mix in onions and garlic.
    2. Cut the beef crosswise into 3 pieces and add it to the slow cooker, nestling it among the onions. Cook, covered, until the meat is tender and easily pulls apart, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 5 to 6 hours.
    3. Using 2 forks, shred the beef, then stir it into the cooking liquid and onions. Serve on the rolls with coleslaw, pickles and chips, if desired.


6 Servings

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 470
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 70mg
Sodium: 821mg
Carbohydrates: 51g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Protein: 43g