Slow Cooker Brisket Tzimmes
Tzimmes is a traditional Jewish dish served on Rosh Hashana, but this delicious combination of brisket, sweet potatoes, carrots, and prunes is a great meal any time.
Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1 beef brisket (3 lb.), trimmed
- 1 large yellow onion, peeled and diced
- 1 Tbsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
- 3 large carrot, peeled and cut in 1" pieces
- ¼ cup pitted prunes (dried plums)
- 3 cups beef broth
- 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- ¼ tsp. ground cloves
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp. honey
- 2 Tbsp. white or white wine vinegar
- 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
- Add the brisket, onion, salt, pepper, celery, and prunes to a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker.
- In a large bowl, mix the broth, lemon juice, cloves, cinnamon, honey, and vinegar together and then pour over the meat. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until the meat is cooked through.
- Add the sweet potatoes. Cover and cook on low for another 2 hours or until the brisket and sweet potatoes are tender.
- Use a slotted spoon to move the vegetables and meat to a serving platter. Tent with foil or otherwise cover and keep warm. Allow the meat to rest for 15 minutes before you carve it, slicing it against the grain.