Roasted Beef Brisket with Carrots and Tomatoes

Roasted Beef Brisket with Carrots and Tomatoes

Serves 10

This flavorful brisket develops a rich, slightly sweet sauce during its three-hour cook time. Arrange any leftover brisket and roasted vegetables between slices of whole wheat bread for an easy lunch.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 (4-pound) beef brisket
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
  • 3 carrots, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 (28-ounce) can chopped tomatoes, with their liquid
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef broth or 1 cup broth plus 1 cup red wine
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar
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Method: 

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Sprinkle brisket all over with salt and pepper then arrange fat side up in a heavy roasting pan.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until just golden brown. Scatter cooked onions, carrots, parsley and tomatoes with their liquid over brisket. In a small bowl, mix beef broth and sugar until dissolved then pour around brisket and cover the pan tightly with foil.

Roast, turning brisket and stirring vegetables once or twice during cooking, until meat is very tender, about 3 hours. Transfer brisket to a large cutting board and rest until cool enough to handle. Trim off and discard all visible fat then slice diagonally against the grain and transfer brisket to a platter; tent with foil to keep warm. Simmer pan juices until reduced slightly to make a sauce, if desired, then spoon over beef and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:360 calories (150 from fat), 17g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 110mg cholesterol, 600mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 39g protein
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