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Old-Fashioned Beef Brisket Recipe

Old-Fashioned Beef Brisket Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 3 hours YIELD:12 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

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 Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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