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Mom's Brisket

Photo: Oxmoor House
Hands-on time 16 mins
Total time 3 hrs, 16 mins
Yield Serves 7 (serving size: 3 ounces brisket and about 1 tablespoon sauce)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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