Basic Beef Brisket in a Dutch Oven

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Imagine delicious, tender slices of brisket, piled high on your plate. You could make this your reality in just a few hours with this simple recipe for the Dutch oven.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 pound) beef brisket

  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 large onions, sliced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • cup cider vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 bay leaves

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Sprinkle brisket with seasoned salt and black pepper.

  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sear brisket in hot oil until browned on both sides. Transfer brisket to a large plate. Cook and stir onions and garlic in the Dutch oven until vegetables are softened, about 6 minutes. Return brisket to the Dutch oven.

  3. Whisk beef broth, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, chili powder, bay leaves, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl; drizzle broth mixture over brisket.

  4. Bring beef mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer until beef is very tender and easily falls apart when pulled with a fork, 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Remove and discard bay leaves. Transfer beef to a platter, reserving liquid in the Dutch oven. Slice beef.

  5. Whisk water and flour together in a small bowl; stir into the Dutch oven and bring to a boil until sauce is thickened. Serve sauce over sliced brisket.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

558 Calories
36g Fat
33g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 558
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 47%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 13mg 65%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 591mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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