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Basic Beef Brisket in a Dutch Oven Recipe

Basic Beef Brisket in a Dutch Oven Recipe

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How To Make Basic Beef Brisket in a Dutch Oven

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours 30 minutes
Total: 4 hours 50 minutes



  • 3-4 pounds beef brisket
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C).

  2. Season the brisket with salt and pepper on all sides.

  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Brown the brisket on all sides, then remove from the Dutch oven and set aside.

  4. In the same Dutch oven, sauté the onion and garlic until softened.

  5. Add the beef broth, red wine, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, Dijon mustard, thyme, and rosemary to the Dutch oven. Stir well to combine.

  6. Return the brisket to the Dutch oven, fat side up. Cover with the lid and transfer to the preheated oven.

  7. Cook for 4 hours, or until the brisket is fork-tender.

  8. Remove the brisket from the Dutch oven and let it rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

  9. Meanwhile, strain the cooking liquid and skim off any excess fat. Serve the sliced brisket with the strained cooking liquid as a sauce.


  • Calories : 420kcal
  • Total Fat : 14g
  • Saturated Fat : 5g
  • Cholesterol : 180mg
  • Sodium : 650mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 8g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugars : 3g
  • Protein : 55g
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