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Beef Brisket Marinara

 Beef Brisket Marinara
Marinara sauce and tender meat are real comfort food. Serve this brisket with mashed potatoes, rice or pasta. —Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, MA
10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 3-3/4 hours


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (4 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or beef broth
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce


  • Sprinkle brisket with salt and pepper. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over
  • medium heat. Brown brisket on both sides. Remove from pan.
  • Add celery and carrot to same pan; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Add wine; cook, stirring to loosen browned bits from
  • pan. Stir in marinara sauce.
  • Return brisket to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered,
  • 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove brisket from pan. Skim fat from sauce. Cut brisket diagonally
  • across the grain into thin slices; serve with sauce. Yield: 10
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 5 ounces cooked beef with 1/2 cup sauce equals 295 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium,

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Beef Brisket Marinara (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.