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Easy Texas BBQ Brisket

 Easy Texas BBQ Brisket
Mom came to visit and told me my brisket was even better than the version we used to eat back in Texas. Use the leftovers for sandwiches and tacos. —Audra Rorick, Blanca, Colorado
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 4 hours


  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 2 fresh beef briskets (3-1/2 pounds each)
  • 1 bottle (10 ounces) Heinz 57 steak sauce
  • 1/2 cup liquid smoke
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce


  • In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. With a fork or
  • sharp knife, prick holes in briskets. Rub meat with seasoning
  • mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat oven to . 325°Place briskets, fat sides up, in a roasting
  • pan. In a small bowl, combine steak sauce, liquid smoke and
  • Worcestershire sauce; pour over meat.
  • Cover tightly with foil; bake 4 to 5 hours or until tender. Let stand
  • in juices 15 minutes. To serve, thinly slice across the grain. Skim
  • fat from pan juices; spoon over meat. Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 6 ounces cooked beef with about 2 tablespoons juices equals 456 calories,

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Easy Texas BBQ Brisket (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 135 mg cholesterol, 1,283 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 66 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.