Slow-Cooker Coffee-Braised Brisket With Potatoes and Carrots

Slow-Cooker Coffee-Braised Brisket With Potatoes and Carrots
This well-priced cut of meat does best when cooked low and slow. Just don’t try to make it on the high setting or it may end up chewy and stringy. Get the recipe: Slow-Cooker Coffee-Braised Brisket With Potatoes and Carrots. Photo: Sang An
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
9 hrs 10 mins
4 serves


  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered, stem end left intact

  • 1 pound new potatoes (about 12)

  • 1 pound medium carrots, cut into 2 1⁄2-inch lengths

  • 2 ½ pounds beef brisket, trimmed

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 1 6-ounce can tomato paste

  • 1 cup brewed black coffee

  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • ¼ cup packed light brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • country bread (optional)


  1. In the bottom of a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine the onion, potatoes, and carrots. Season the beef with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and place on top of the vegetables.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, coffee, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar; pour over the beef and vegetables. Cover and cook on low until the beef and vegetables are tender, 8 to 9 hours.

  3. Slice the beef across the grain and serve with the vegetables and sauce, sprinkled with the parsley. Serve with the bread, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

600 Calories
12g Fat
55g Carbs
67g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 600
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 835mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 67g
Calcium 115mg 9%
Iron 8mg 44%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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