A bowl full of Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Soup with vegitables and small soup pasta added
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Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Soup

Come home to a warming bowlful of this filling, Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Soup.  Satisfying and easy to make, this homemade soup is a great supper or leftover for lunch.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword beef brisket recipe, slow cooked beef, Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 620kcal
Author Erren Hart of Erren's Kitchen


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef brisket (not corned beef)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 carrots sliced
  • 3 stalks celery diced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • a good handful of fresh parsley chopped, including stems
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 cups beef stock
  • 3 large potatoes peeled and cubed
  • ½ pound pasta or noodles of your choice


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot. Add the brisket, seasoned with salt & pepper and brown on all sides over medium-high heat.
  • Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the onion, carrots, celery, and garlic to the fat in the pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, until the vegetables start to brown.
  • Add the potatoes, and parsley to the pot along with the bay leaves.
  • Return the brisket to the pot and add the stock and season with salt & pepper.
  • Raise the heat and bring to a boil. Transfer to a slow cooker, cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • Remove the brisket from the pot and either cut the meat to your liking or pull it apart with a fork for more shredded meat.
  • Discard the bay leaves, and skim off the fat.
  • Meanwhile, a pasta pot of water to a boil, cook the pasta according to the package instructions & drain.
  • Portion the pasta into bowls & cover with the hot soup to serve.


  • To make this soup on the stove top, after bringing to a boil, instead of transferring to a slow cooker, lower the heat to the lowest setting, cover, and simmer for 2 - 3 hours.


Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 783mg | Potassium: 2011mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 8260IU | Vitamin C: 20.2mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 9.2mg