Beef Brisket Marinara

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3-3/4 hours


10 servings

Updated: May. 21, 2022
Marinara sauce and tender meat are real comfort food. Serve this brisket with mashed potatoes, rice or pasta. —Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts
Beef Brisket Marinara Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 fresh beef brisket (4 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or beef broth
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce


  1. Sprinkle brisket with salt and pepper. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Brown brisket on both sides. Remove from pan.
  2. Add celery and carrot to same pan; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add wine; cook, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in marinara sauce.
  3. Return brisket to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 3-1/2-4 hours or until meat is tender.
  4. Remove brisket from pan. Skim fat from sauce. Cut brisket diagonally across the grain into thin slices; serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked beef with 1/2 cup sauce: 295 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 38g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.