Onion Cranberry Brisket

Onion Cranberry Brisket

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Betsy Wolcott

By
@bebetsynow

This is one of my personal favorites. Love cranberry and don't see why it should only be served with poultry.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4-8 depending on the size of your brisket
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • ·
    1 brisket, 4 lbs or whatever will fit in your crockpot
  • ·
    garlic salt and cayenne pepper
  • 4-6 tsp
    beef bouillon granules or 4-6 cubes
  • 3 Tbsp
    dried minced onion
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 jar(s)
    organic whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 large
    onion, quartered

How to Make Onion Cranberry Brisket

Step-by-Step

  1. Trim brisket of any visible fat, pierce all over with a fork, sprinkle generously with garlic salt and cayenne pepper. Brown meat on all sides in about 1 TBS olive oil if needed. There was still enough fat left on mine that I just browned it fat side down first without any added oil. At this point you have two choices crockpot or Dutch oven.
  2. Tuck 2 quarters of the onion under the brisket, put the other two on top.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the the bouillon, dried minced onion, onion powder, cranberry sauce and water. Pour it over the brisket and kind of spread it around. EIther bake in a 350 oven for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until tender. If it looks like the liquid is getting too low, pour in a little more water. You can also baste the brisket with the gravy.
  4. OR turn the crockpot on low for 5-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours or some combination thereof until the meat is tender and you can't resist the aroma any longer. I removed the meat from the crockpot, sliced it, and then spooned out some juice to use to dip the meat in.

Printable Recipe Card

About Onion Cranberry Brisket

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Leave a Comment

Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey

Five Ways To Use Your Extra Thanksgiving Turkey


While my Thanksgiving dinner may be smaller this year, I am still going to roast my usual-sized turkey. It’s just as easy to roast one that’s big or one that’s small. By roasting a larger one, I guarantee leftovers. They’re my favorite and I love to turn the turkey into a completely different dish. “I […]

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast

14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes That’ll Complete Your Feast


Pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, give us all the pies at Thanksgiving! Is it Thanksgiving if you don’t finish your feast with a slice of pie? We don’t think so. If asked to bring a pie or hosting Thanksgiving and not sure what pie to make, try one of these 14 recipes. From pumpkin […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]