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Beef Brisket on Buns

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + standing Bake: 5 hours

Makes

16 servings

With its slightly smoky flavor, this beef turns out tender and delicious every time! Plus, it slices well so it looks great on a buffet. —Deb Waggoner, Grand Island, Nebraska
Beef Brisket on Buns Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 16 to 20 sandwich buns, split, optional

Directions

  1. Combine the ginger and mustard; rub over brisket. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 hours.
  2. Let stand for 20 minutes. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Place in a foil-lined 13x9-in. baking dish. In a bowl, combine the water, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, Liquid Smoke if desired and chili powder; pour over meat. Cover tightly with foil; bake 3 hours longer or until tender. Serve on buns if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounce-weight: 171 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 313mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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