Tested till perfect Slow Cooker Sweet and Smoky Brisket
Slow Cooker Sweet and Smoky Brisket
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Slow Cooker Sweet and Smoky Brisket

A brisket needs to be cooked slowly, so using a slow cooker makes perfect sense. Ensure tender slices by cutting the brisket thinly across the grain.

By By Amanda Barnier and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2013

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 8-1/4 hours
  • Portion size 8 to 10 servings


  • 3 3leekleeks, (white and light green parts only),halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupwhite wine
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupsliced dried apricotdried apricots
  • 3 3cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgrated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp 1tsphot smoked paprika
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
  • 1.35 kg 1.35 kgboneless beef brisket pot roast
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Place leeks, white wine and apricots in slow cooker. Stir together garlic, ginger, paprika, salt and pepper; rub all over beef. Place in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low until beef is tender, 8 to 10 hours.

Remove beef to cutting board; tent with foil and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Skim fat from cooking liquid; serve leek mixture and cooking liquid with beef.

Nutritional Information per each of 10 servings: about

cal 397 pro 31g total fat 26g sat. fat 10g
carb 9g dietary fibre 2g sugar 5g chol 107mg
sodium 336mg potassium 619mg


calcium 3 iron 27 vit A 8 vit C 7
folate 11
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