Texas BBQ Beef Brisket
Ingredients icon 6 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 6 to 8 servings
Time icon 3 to 3-1/2 hours


  • 1 beef Brisket Flat Half (about 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)

  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce

  • 1/2 cup dry red wine

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder


  1. Combine rub ingredients in small bowl; press evenly onto beef brisket. Place brisket, fat side up, in stockpot.

  2. Combine barbecue sauce and wine in small bowl. Pour around brisket; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2-3/4 to 3-1/4 hours or until brisket is fork-tender. Remove brisket; keep warm.

  3. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring cooking liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup sauce, stirring occasionally.

  4. Trim fat from brisket. Carve diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve with sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 388 calories; 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat); 137 mg cholesterol; 402 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 1.0 g fiber; 50 g protein; 7.4 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 3.6 mcg vitamin B12; 4.7 mg iron; 46.9 mcg selenium; 11.5 mg zinc; 190.9 mg choline.

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