Put away your knives! This beef is so tender and juicy that you won't need them. Use a 3 1/2-quart or larger slow cooker for this recipe.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 (4 pound) beef brisket
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 large onion, sliced and separated into rings
- 1/2 cup chili sauce
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 cloves garlic, pressed
- 3/4 cup light beer
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- Garnishes: tomato slices, fresh parsley sprigs
TRIM fat from brisket, and cut brisket in half. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
PLACE onion rings in bottom of a slow cooker; top with brisket.
STIR together chili sauce and next 3 ingredients; pour over brisket.
COVER and cook on HIGH 4 to 6 hours, or on LOW 8 to 12 hours. Remove brisket, and set aside, reserving liquid in slow cooker.
REMOVE1 cup reserved liquid from slow cooker; whisk in flour, and pour into slow cooker, whisking constantly. Cook, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve over brisket; sprinkle with pepper.
GARNISH, if desired.
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