Grandma's Brisket


My grandmother used to make this every year for get-togethers. Who would've known that it was this easy?

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 5 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (3 pound) beef brisket

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle ginger ale

  • 3 carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces (Optional)

  • 1 small onion, sliced (Optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Place the brisket in a roasting pan fat side up. In a medium bowl, stir together the ketchup, soup mix and ginger ale; pour over the brisket. Arrange carrots and onion around the edge of the roast if using. Cover the roast with a lid or aluminum foil.

  3. Bake for 2 hours in the preheated oven. Remove the cover, and cook for 1 more hour. Let stand for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

466 Calories
31g Fat
22g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 466
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 946mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 9mg 47%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 494mg 11%

* 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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