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Zesty Beef Brisket

I cook often for church functions. This tender, well-seasoned beef is really very little fuss to make for a crowd.—Al Latimer, Bentonville, Arizona
  • 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


  • 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.

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  • annrms
    Sep 22, 2019

    First time making brisket other than corned beef...wonderful. Friend suggested cooking to 194° so it took 2 hours. It's a keeper!!!

  • katlaydee3
    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!