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Beef Brisket on Buns Recipe

Beef Brisket on Buns Recipe

Deb Waggoner of Grand Island, Nebraska notes, “This beef turns out tender and delicious every time!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + standing Bake: 5 hours YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 16 to 20 sandwich buns, split, optional

Directions

  • 1. Combine the ginger and mustard; rub over brisket. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 hours.
  • 2. Let stand for 20 minutes. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Place in a foil-lined 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a bowl, combine the water, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, Liquid Smoke if desired and chili powder; pour over meat. Cover tightly with foil; bake 3 hours longer or until tender. Serve on buns if desired. Yield: 16 servings.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces (calculated without bun) equals 171 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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