Brisket with Root Vegetables

Brisket with Root Vegetables

Serves 4

This substantial meal will please even the heartiest of appetites on a cold winter's day.

Ingredients: 
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 1/2 pounds beef brisket
  • 1 large carrot, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium rutabaga, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium sweet potato, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium turnip, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup low-sodium, gluten-free beef broth
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
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Method: 

Preheat the oven to 325°F.

In a small bowl, mix together salt, pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Stir in olive oil. Rub both sides of brisket with seasoned olive oil.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Sear brisket for a couple of minutes on each side to form a nice brown crust.

Transfer brisket to a roasting pan and place vegetables all around. Pour broth over the top. Sprinkle with parsley.

Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil and transfer to the oven. Bake for about 3 to 4 hours, basting every hour with the pan juices, until beef is fork tender.

Remove brisket to a cutting board and let it rest for 15 minutes. Scoop vegetables out of the roasting pan and onto a platter, cover to keep warm. If there is a lot of fat in pan juices, skim it off. Slice  brisket across grain (muscle lines) at a slight diagonal. Serve with vegetables and pan juices poured over sliced meat.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:730 calories (250 from fat), 27g total fat, 9g saturated fat, 195mg cholesterol, 730mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 10g sugar), 97g protein
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