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Old-Fashioned Beef Brisket

 Old-Fashioned Beef Brisket
Tender slices of beef smothered in onions in a sweet tomato sauce give this entrée an old-fashioned feel. It is simple to prepare and delicious comfort food.
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh beef brisket (4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 large sweet onions, sliced
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or beef broth

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, brown meat in oil on all sides; drain. Top with
  • onions. Combine the ketchup, water and wine; pour over meat and
  • onions.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until meat is
  • tender. Let stand for 5 minutes. Thinly slice brisket across the
  • grain. Thicken sauce if desired; serve with beef. Yield: 12
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces with 1/3 cup sauce equals 277 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 562 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.