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Slow Cooker Texas Smoked Beef Brisket Recipe
  • READY IN 6+ hrs

Slow Cooker Texas Smoked Beef Brisket

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"This is a wonderful and very easy recipe to throw in the slow cooker on those really busy days. It can be increased for a large group or downsized for 2 people. It reminds me of summers in Texas."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    6 hrs
  • READY IN

    6 hrs 40 mins

Directions

  1. Mix paprika, pepper, salt, brown sugar, chili powder, and cumin together in a bowl; rub evenly over the surface of the brisket. Put brisket in a large, resealable plastic bag; refrigerate 30 minutes to overnight.
  2. Stir barbeque sauce, water, Worcestershire sauce, and liquid smoke together in the bottom of a slow cooker. Lay brisket into the sauce mixture. Arrange onions atop the brisket.
  3. Cook on Low until brisket is very tender, 6 to 7 hours. Rest brisket 10 minutes before slicing or shredding; serve with sauce from the slow cooker.
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Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 27, 2013

I thought this was alright. It was definitely no match for real smoked brisket and the depth of flavor. I bought the brisket at a whole sale club, so I just doubled the recipe as it fit in my crock pot. Make sure to have large containers of paprika, pepper, or other flavorings as it uses quite a lot. I am pretty certain it will all be eaten, but think I will go back to real smoked meat.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 09, 2015

MUCH TOO SALTY. I followed the recipe exactly as it was written. Cut the spices at least in half or plan on a SUPER SALTY meal!

 
Jul 05, 2013

Very good, very easy. I've always wrapped my brisket in foil to make it in the crockpot. This recipe is great. I cooked mine o n low for nearly 8 hrs. The family really liked it. We did try to use the sauce from the drippings but too fatty to be good. Perhaps a good chill first? Will definitely do this again.

 
Nov 23, 2013

I REALLY LIKE THE RUB; I LET IT MARINADE FOR OVERNIGHT AND COOK THE BRISKET IN MY WEBER ON INDERECT HEAT FOR 5 HOURS

 
Mar 08, 2014

The rub is quite versatile! I added a bit more liquid smoke to the sauce and used Sweet Baby Ray's Original. Cooked on HIGH for 5 hours (1-1/2 lb. brisket) till fork-tender. To the juices I whisked in 1/2 cup ketchup and 1/2 cup apple butter and reduced by half over medium heat on the stovetop. Delicious!

 
Mar 13, 2014

Extremely easy recipe. It was very good. I used a 2.85 Lb brisket, but there was enough rub in the origial recipe to cover it. I upped the onion to a whole one, because we like cooked onion. And i put it under the brisket, instead of on top. However, I don't think I'm a cumin person. So next time, I'll either reduce, or remove it from the rub.

 
Jul 25, 2014

This came out delicious! I used a 2 lb brisket and left out the cumin (I don't care for its flavor). I also trimmed the fat off before putting the spices on. My crock pot cooks fast and hot (unfortunately) so it only took mine 5 hours and it was falling apart and moist. I added some extra Worcestershire sauce right before serving. Absolutely delicious and will definitely make again!!

 
Jun 27, 2015

Ive made this twice and really enjoy this recipe. It had a decent smokiness to It and was good to set and forget. The rub It's phenomenal. I must repeat myself here, the rub Is so good... I made it the first time with regular paprika and It turned out great. The second time I substituted half of the (regular) paprika with chipotle powder. Add some additional liquid smoke to give you some smokiness if you use regular paprika in lieu of smoked.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 342 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 21.5 g
  • 43%
  • Sodium
  • 3520 mg
  • 141%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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