Slow-Cooker Beer Brisket

brisket cooked with beer in a slow cooker

Brisket in a sauce of beer, tomato, and vegetables cooks together low and slow in a slow cooker.

Slow-Cooker Beer Brisket
Makes 8 to 10 servings
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  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1 teaspoon salt
  3. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  4. 1 (2½- to 3-pound) beef brisket, trimmed
  5. 1 (12-ounce) bottle pale ale
  6. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  7. 1 medium onion, sliced
  8. 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  9. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  10. 2 bay leaves
  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper onto beef; cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side or until browned.
  2. In a 4-quart slow cooker, stir together ale and tomato paste until smooth. Stir in onion and remaining 3 ingredients; place beef on top of onion mixture. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until fork-tender.
  3. Remove beef from slow cooker, and slice across the grain. Serve with vegetables and sauce.
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