Author: Simple Foodie



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Servings: 8

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Brisket Recipe. A time traveler recipe. What do I mean by that? Basically, when this recipe is made it will transport you back in time to all your favorite family gatherings and to what you call home. Thinly sliced brisket falling apart on your plate topped with its delicious nectar from the roasting pan. Want to go back home? Make some brisket.


brisket 5 lbs
onion 2 chopped
garlic clove 6 chopped
brown sugar 3/4 cup
white wine vinegar 1/2 cup
ketchup 1 cup
water 1 cup
olive oil 1/4 cup


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine the garlic cloves, brown sugar, white wine vinegar, ketchup, and water. Mix well.
  3. Place a roasting pan over your stove burners. Heat your olive oil over high heat.
  4. Brown the brisket on each side for about 2 minutes per side. Remove the pan from the burners and the brisket from the pan.
  5. Add 1/2 the chopped onion to the roasting pan. Place the brisket on top of the onions. Sprinkle the remaining onions on top of the brisket.
  6. Pour the liquid mixture over the brisket. Cover with aluminum foil and place in the oven for 3 hours until the internal temperature reaches 150 degrees.
  7. Remove the roasting pan from the oven and allow the brisket to sit for 15 minutes.
  8. Slice thin pieces against the grain and top with the pan juices.


For a more flavorful brisket make the day before. When the brisket is done cooking remove from the roasting pan and place in a glass or ceramic baking dish and top with the pan juices. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight. The next day preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Remove the hardened fat that may have formed. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and place in the oven for 1 hour. Heat through and slice thin pieces against the grain. Top with the pan juices.