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old fashioned beef brisket

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Carol Perricone
Massapequa Park, NY

My mother worked with a Jewish woman named Helen many years ago. They became friendly, and Helen shared her mother's recipe for beef brisket that was made for the Jewish Holidays. It was the tastiest meat my family had ever eaten! My photos

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For old fashioned beef brisket

  • 2 1/2 lb
    first cut brisket
  • 1 lg
    sweet onion, minced
  • 1 pkg
    lipton recipe secrets onion soup mix
  • 2 c
    water, separated
  • 1 c

How To Make old fashioned beef brisket

  • 1
    In 5-quart Dutch oven, or heavy saucepan, spread onions on the bottom of pan.
  • 2
    Place brisket on top of onions.
  • 3
    Sprinkle with contents of Lipton onion soup mix, and pour 1 cup of water over that.
  • 4
    Cover and cook brisket on stovetop over low heat for 1 hour. Remove brisket to a cutting board and cut against the grain into l/4 inch thick slices; return to Dutch oven.
  • 5
    Pour ketchup and remaining 1 cup of water over brisket; return to stove, cover and cook over low heat for another hour. Remove to platter, and serve with rice or potatoes.

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