TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 2 tablespoons ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 pounds)
  • Barbecue or horseradish sauce

Nutritional Facts

6 ounce-weight: 185 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 287mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Rub over brisket. Place in a greased roasting pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until tender. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Serve with barbecue or horseradish sauce or cooking juices. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Zesty Beef Brisket in Taste of Home October/November 2001, p53

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 50356
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2010

"Loved it! I just made this for a retirement luncheon for a co-worker. I doubled the recipe and there were no leftovers. Lots of compliments and very moist!"

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