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brisket in natural gravy

Ingredients For brisket in natural gravy

  • 4 lb
    beef brisket
  • 4
    onions, sliced
  • 4
    carrots, into 2 inch chunks
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 6
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4 c

How To Make brisket in natural gravy

  • 1
    This brisket is better if prepared a day ahead and refrigerated over night; so that the congealed fat can easily be removed.
  • 2
    The brisket and strained juices should be reheated together. Preheat the oven to 375.
  • 3
    Place the brisket together with the onions, carrots, bay leaves, garlic, salt and pepper, in heavy duty dutch oven or heavy roasting pan with a tightly fitting cover.
  • 4
    Add enough water to just cover the meat.
  • 5
    Cover tightly and cook in preheated oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, until the brisket is fork tender.
  • 6
    Remove the brisket to a platter.
  • 7
    Strain the pan juices and discard the carrots and onions, or save, and serve as a vegetable side dish.
  • 8
    Reheat the pan juices in a saucepan.
  • 9
    Slice the brisket and serve the pan juices in a gravy boat.
  • 10
    Serve with mashed potatoes.
  • 11
    The left over brisket makes wonderful sandwiches.

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