Keto Slow-Cooker Chipotle Brisket Recipe

Recipe Category: Slow-Cooker


Keto Slow-Cooker Chipotle Brisket Recipe


  • 4 pounds (1.8 kg) beef brisket
  • cut into pieces if necessary to fit into your slow cooker
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon (7.2 g) dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon (5.4 g) dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (16 ounces, or 455 g) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon concentrate
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup (12 g) Splenda
  • 1/2 teaspoon blackstrap molasses
  • 2 chipotle chiles canned in adobo sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • guar or xanthan


  1. In a big, heavy skillet, brown the beef all over in the oil over medium-high heat
  2. Transfer the beef to a slow cooker
  3. Add the onion and celery to the skillet and saute until softened
  4. Stir in the garlic, dry mustard, oregano, cumin, pepper, and salt and saute for another minute or two
  5. Transfer the mixture to the slow cooker
  6. In a blender or food processor, combine the tomato sauce, broth, bouillon, vinegar, Splenda, molasses, and chipotles and blend until smooth
  7. Put the bay leaves in the slow cooker and pour the sauce over the whole thing
  8. Cover the slow cooker, set it to low, and let it cook for 12 hours
  9. When the times up, remove the beef to a platter
  10. Remove the bay leaves and thicken the sauce to taste with guar or xanthan
  11. Serve the sauce over the beef

Makes 8 servings

  1. Each with 8 carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 6 g usable carbs

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