Slow Cooker Rosemary Apricot Brisket


  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 (3 3/4 lb.) trimmed beef brisket
  • 1 cup beef broth, divided
  • 1 lb. baby carrots
  • 1 lb. petite red potatoes, cut in half
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 2/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/3 cup flour


  1. Heat oil in stovetop-safe slow cooker cookware over medium-high heat.
  2. Rub 2 teaspoons salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper over both sides of beef. Add brisket to cookware; cook 8 minutes, turning at 4 minutes.
  3. Remove brisket; set aside. Add 1/2 cup broth to cookware; stirring until mixture is reduced.
  4. Place cookware in base; add carrots, potatoes, onion, remaining salt and pepper. Top with brisket.
  5. Stir preserves, vinegar, garlic, rosemary and remaining broth; pour over brisket.
  6. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 hours or Low 7 1/2 to 8 hours.
  7. Remove brisket and vegetables from crock.
  8. Add flour to medium bowl; whisk in 1 cup liquid from crock. Heat crock over medium-high heat until mixture boils; gradually stir flour mixture into crock until mixture thickens.
  9. Slice brisket before serving and serve with vegetables and gravy.

Serves: 6-8



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