Beer-Braised Beef Brisket

Beer-Braised Beef Brisket

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1-1/2 large yellow onions, cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 2 large tomatoes, each cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 pouches onion soup mix
  • 2 tbs margarine or salted butter
  • 24 ounce s beer
  • 3 large carrots, each cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 6-7 pound s fresh flat-cut beef brisket

Directions

1.  Preheat oven to 300°. Cut brisket in half crosswise if necessary to fit into large roasting pan or Dutch oven. Rub brisket with 2 pouches onion soup mix. Heat pan over medium heat until hot. Add oil and heat until hot but not smoking. Add brisket and sear all sides until browned; place brisket, fat side down, in pan.

2. Add carrots, bay leaves, tomatoes, onions and crushed red pepper to pan. Pour beer over brisket. Cover pan tightly with lid or foil. Roast brisket 4 to 5 hours until fork-tender.

3. Remove and discard bay leaves. Remove brisket and vegetables from pan; keep warm. Skim and discard fat from pan drippings. Strain pan drippings into a medium saucepan. Simmer over medium heat 25 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat; add butter and stir until melted. Place brisket on cutting board and slice across the grain. Serve vegetables and sauce.

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
4 hrs 40 min
Serves
10

Nutrition Information

Calories
668
Total Fat
36g
Saturated Fat
12g
Cholestrol
210mg
Sodium
892mg
Carbs
11g
Fiber
2g
Protein
66g

 

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