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Chipotle Brisket with Sweet Potatoes
3 votes


Would seem that any liquid could be substituted for the beer and any other type of meal or flour for the cornmeal. I usually just scrub sweet potatoes instead of peeling them.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 cup beer (maybe just beef broth?)
  • 2 Tablespoon yellow cornmeal (flax meal perhaps?) [rice flour]
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 chipotle chile canned in adobo sauce, seeded and minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon pure ancho chile powder
  • 1 (4 pound) beef brisket, trimmed of surface fat
  • 3-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3 inch pieces
How to make it:
  1. Mix first 8 ingredients together in a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker.
  2. Rub chile powder into brisket; place in slow cooker and turn to coat. Cover and cook on high approx 6 hours.
  3. Add potatoes; cook 3 more hours, or until meat is fork tender.
  4. Remove meat and potatoes; skim fat from sauce. Slice meat and return with potatoes to the sauce; cover and keep warm up to 2 hours. Serves 10.
  5. per serving: 430 cal, 9g fat, 48g protein, 35g carbohydrates, 6g fiber, 510g sodium

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Potato (Sweet)1 ,2 A N B B B B B N
Chili Powder  A N N N N N N N
Beef3 A A A A N N B B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beer4 A N N A N N A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt3 N N N N N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cornmeal1 ,2 N A A A A A A A
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 ,3 B N B B B B N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oregano3 N N B B N B N B
Cinnamon3 N N N N A A N A
Cumin- N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic3 ,4 B N B B N B N B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 16, 2010 at 08:36 PM By: Joe