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Barbecue Beef Brisket Sandwiches Recipe

Barbecue Beef Brisket Sandwiches Recipe

The secret to a good barbecued beef sandwich is in the sauce. I learned that when a relative gave me her recipe after we enjoyed this delicious meal at her home. My family requests these sandwiches often.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • Hamburger buns


  • 1. Place brisket in a Dutch oven. Combine the next 10 ingredients; pour over brisket. Add water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-1/2 to 5 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove brisket and discard cooking juices. Shred meat; return to Dutch oven. Add barbecue sauce and cook until heated through, stirring frequently. Serve on hamburger buns. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 204 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 729 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.