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chuck roast vs. brisket

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  • lisaf Mar 23, 2007 12:37 PM
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I was going to make a beef brisket and accidentally bought a pot roast (boneless chuck) instead. Someone must have put it in the wrong section and I was in a hurry. Can I use this with the same recipe in my crock pot? Other than the texture, will it be vastly different?

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  1. I always use chuck roast rather than brisket. Trim as much fat as you can, as there will still be plenty for flavor. I actually prefer the texture and chuck never dries out where brisket sometimes does.

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    1. re: greenstate

      Also prefer the texture of chuck for potroasts.

      1. re: greenstate

        I prefer Chuck for pot roasts and crockpot cooking, but if your smoking or doing a slow grill I generally prefer the Brisket.