Herbed Onion Beef Brisket

To slice or to shred? That's always the debate with beef Brisket. This recipe is slow cooked with onions and herbs to yield a flavorful sauce, no matter how you slice (or shred) it.

Herbed Onion Beef Brisket


  • 1 beef Brisket Flat Half (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

255 Minutes

6 Servings

268kcal Calories

29g Protein


  1. Combine ketchup and flour in medium bowl; whisk until well blended. Add onions, brown sugar, vinegar, basil, garlic salt, thyme and pepper; mix well. Place brisket, fat-side up in 3-1/2 to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker. Pour ketchup mixture over brisket. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 hours for sliceable brisket; 6 hours for shredded brisket. Serve with sauce.


Serv Size Calories Total Fat Cholesterol Total Carbs Protein
6 268kcal 5g 83mg 34g 29g

* The % Daily Value tells you how much of a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. 2g Saturated Fat; 2g Monounsaturated Fat; Carbohydrates; 1.6g Fiber; 7.7mg Niacin; 0.4mg Vitamin B6; 2.1mcg Vitamin B12; 3.1mg Iron; 30.4mcg Selenium; Zinc; 113.1mg Choline;

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