Easy Brisket

Holly Clegg
  • 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. Season brisket heavily with garlic powder.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, water, onion soup mix and ketchup.  Pour over brisket in a large baking pan or roaster. Cook, covered, 4 1/2 hours to 5 hours, or until meat is fork tender. To serve, slice against thegrain and serve with sauce.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg and Gerald Miletello’s Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment (2001).

Nutritional Info *per serving

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