Brisket with Cranberry Gravy

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 8 hours


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 10, 2022
Cranberry sauce adds a pleasant sweetness to this slow-cooked brisket. Use jellied sauce instead of whole berry sauce if you like. —Nina Hall, Spokane, Washington
Brisket with Cranberry Gravy Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard


  1. Rub brisket with salt and pepper; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the cranberry sauce, tomato sauce, onion and mustard; pour over brisket.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Remove brisket; thinly slice across the grain. Skim fat from cooking juices; serve with brisket.

Nutrition Facts

4 ounce-weight: 262 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 357mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.