Slow Cooked Brisket: The Ultimate Christmas Dinner

Slow Cooked Brisket: The Ultimate Christmas Dinner

On our farm, the holiday season makes for a joyous cooking occasion. We always know when the holiday is near - the savoury aroma of simmering beef is traveling throughout the house!

Why not try something special for the holidays this year? The whole family can take part in slow cooking a delicious grass fed beef brisket – perfect for a Christmas feast, dinner party, or New Year’s Eve shaker! Gather your aprons, and let’s head to the kitchen to prepare a festive dish!

Christmas Brisket

Recipe by Genius Kitchen



  • 1⁄2 cup onion, finely minced

  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 cup chili sauce

  • 1⁄4 cup A.1. Original Sauce

  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke

  • 1 teaspoon thyme

  • 2 teaspoons cajun spices

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper

  • 3 - 4 lbs beef brisket


  • 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke


  1. Mix dry spices together and rub over the lean side of the brisket. Sprinkle liquid smoke over the spices. Tightly wrap the meat in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

  2. In the morning place the brisket in the slow cooker fat side to the bottom. Mix all sauce ingredients together and pour over meat. Cook on high for 6 hours. Once cooked, remove the meat to cutting board, and rest before cutting.

  3. Take pan juices from the slow cooker and place in a saucepan. Cook for 10 minutes at a low bubble until reduced by 1/3 to 1/2. Serve sauce with sliced brisket.


It’s not Christmas without festive side dishes! Sweet Potato Casserole and Lemon-Pepper Green Beens are two of our favourites and they're classic recipes to compliment your juicy and flavourful brisket.

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