Grandma's Brisket"Pot Roast"

Grandma's Brisketpot Roast Recipe

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Pam T


This is such an easy and wonderful dish to make for a laid back day! One of my family's favorites!Thanks to my Grandma she showed me the way to make it and it is perfect every time.


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20 Min
3 Hr
Stove Top


  • 3 lb
    beef thin cut brisket
  • 3
    chopped onions
  • 2
    chopped green peppers
  • 1 lb
    baby carrots
  • 4
    cut potatoes in 1/4's
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 2
  • 4 Tbsp
    wondra powder(for gravy).
  • 1 c

How to Make Grandma's Brisket"Pot Roast"


  1. First take your brisket remove any excess fat on meat(leave a little for flavoring).
  2. Now take a cast iron pan or dutch oven pot heat up on med-hi heat with some vegetable oil. While heating that take your dried seasonings and rub over brisket.Then put into pan green peppers & onions and brisket sear both sides of meat till browned(about 5 minutes a side).
  3. Now add about 3 cups of water(just enough to cover the meat to cook.Add tomato sauce. Now simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Now take out your brisket and slice thinly across the grain and then put back into pot.Cook for another 1 1/2 hours.After about 1/2 hour add your potatoes and carrots.Cook till tender and put them into a separate bowl. Then take out your meat and put on platter.Take your stock"gravy"in pot and add some tickening agent(whatever you prefer to use, I use Wondra with cold water) to pot to make a thicker gravy. Pour over your brisket and serve.

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About Grandma's Brisket"Pot Roast"

Course/Dish: Beef, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Jewish

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