Peggi Anne Tebben


I started making this in the last restaurant I worked at. I can't remember where I got the recipe, but it is very tender & very good when done.

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15 Min
4 Hr


1 (4 pound) beef brisket,
salt to taste
1 large onion, sliced
1 (12 fluid ounce) can beer
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 cube beef bouillon
2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water


1Preheat the oven to 350°. You may use an electric roaster also.

2Season the beef brisket with salt, and place in a baking dish. Cover the entire roast with onion slices.

3In a medium bowl, mix together the beer, brown sugar, beef bouillon, pepper, garlic bay leaf and thyme. Pour over the roast. Cover with aluminum foil. If using a roaster, don't use foil.

4Bake for 4 hours in the preheated oven. The brisket should be forktender.

5Mix together the cornstarch and water; stir into the juices in the baking dish to thicken. Remove the bay leaf.

6Slice & serve the meat.

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