Mom's Brisket

Mom's Brisket Recipe
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.

Amanda Haas,

Cooking Light Real Family Food,

Oxmoor House

September 2012
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