French Dip Brisket

Serves 8 to 10. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

1 (4- to 6-pound) beef brisket

1 large onion, sliced

1 (1.25-ounce) packet dried onion soup mix

1 tablespoon cracked black pepper

1 (10½-ounce) can French onion soup

6 to 8 po-boy buns

6 to 8 slices cheddar cheese

1. Place brisket into slow cooker and top with onion slices, dried onion soup mix and cracked black pepper. Pour French onion soup over all.

2. Cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours.

3. Remove brisket and shred. Reserve broth for dipping. Place shredded beef on bottom half of po-boy bun and top with sliced cheddar cheese. Place top half of bun over beef and cheddar. Dip into reserved broth.