With a bit of quick preparation in the morning, this hearty beef brisket recipe will be ready to enjoy by suppertime. Made in the slow cooker, you simply add the ingredients to the crock pot and walk away until dinner. The flavorful, tender meat falls apart and can be enjoyed on its own, in sandwiches, or even on tacos.


  • 2 lbs. beef brisket
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 carrots, diced
  • 8 oz. mushrooms, sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Add the onion, carrots, mushrooms, and garlic to the slow cooker. Pour in the beef broth and then add the brisket. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add the thyme. Cover and cook on low heat for 8-16 hours, until the meat is tender.

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