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Beef Brisket Marinara Recipe

Beef Brisket Marinara Recipe

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle brisket with salt and pepper. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Brown brisket on both sides. Remove from pan.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Return brisket to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 4. 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, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 38 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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