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Braised Beef Brisket

Braised Beef Brisket

Michelle Boulé
Make a delicious family dinner with this recipe for Braised Beef Brisket. This will impress everyone, including your judgy mother in law.
4.88 from 8 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 638 kcal


  • Chef's Knife
  • Baking Dish
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cutting Board


  • 4 Pounds Beef Brisket
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Onion Sliced
  • 3 Stalks Celery Chopped
  • 5 Cloves Garlic Smashed
  • 6 Sprigs Thyme
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 28 Oz Whole Peeled Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 750 ML Dry Red Wine
  • 6 Carrots Halved


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Season all sides of brisket generously with salt and pepper. Add oil to a dutch oven and heat on medium high heat. Once oil is heated, brown all sides of the brisket, then remove from pan.
  • Add in onion, celery, garlic, thyme, bay leaves, tomato paste, tomatoes and red wine. Place brisket in fat side up. Cover and braise in oven for 3 hours.
  • Add in carrots. Cook for 30 minutes uncovered so that brisket can brown and crisp at top. Remove brisket from braising liquid and let rest for 10 minutes before thinly slicing across the grain to serve. Enjoy!


Adapted from Red Wine Braised Brisket recipe from Bon Appetit


Calories: 638kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 65gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 187mgSodium: 508mgPotassium: 1564mgFiber: 4gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 10525IUVitamin C: 20.9mgCalcium: 97mgIron: 7.7mg
Keyword Braised Beef Brisket
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