Mom's Brisket

Mom's BrisketRecipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Just like mom makes it, this is the finest brisket you will ever taste. The rich, yet sweet barbecue sauce drizzled over top makes it mouth-watering.  Serve with Crunchy, Creamy Coleslaw.


Serves 7 (serving size: 3 ounces brisket and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
Total time: 3 Hours, 16 Minutes

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 16 Minutes
Total: 3 Hours, 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 247
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 8.3 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 35 g
Carbohydrate 5.8 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 477 mg
Calcium 34 mg


1 (2 1/2-pound) flat-cut beef brisket, trimmed
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup Barbecue Sauce


1. Preheat oven to 325°.

2. Rinse brisket, and pat dry. Combine garlic salt and next 3 ingredients (through pepper); sprinkle evenly over brisket.

3. Heat a 4- to 6-quart ovenproof Dutch oven over medium heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add brisket; cook 5 minutes on each side or until browned. Add 1/2 cup water to pan. Cover and bake at 325° for 3 hours or until tender.

4. Remove brisket from drippings, reserving drippings. Skim fat from drippings. Serve brisket with drippings, if desired, and Barbecue Sauce.