Barbecue Beef Brisket

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Total Time
3hrs 45mins
15 mins
3 hrs 30 mins

Every time I make this brisket recipe my family raves how delicious it tastes. The meat is tender enough to be cut with a fork. Even my very young children eat it! Perfect for leftovers!

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  1. In roasting pan, spread garlic and onion.
  2. Place brisket on top.
  3. Mix all other ingredients in bowl.
  4. Pour over brisket.
  5. Brisket is most tender if it cooks while covered in the gravy.
  6. Cover tightly with foil.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F until tender.
  8. Cook approximately 1 1/2 hours for 1-2 pounds, 2 1/2 hours for 3-4 pounds, 3 1/2 hours for 5-6 pounds, or 4 1/2 hours for 8-9 pounds.
  9. Once cooked, remove meat from pan and refrigerate in separate container from gravy.
  10. Pour gravy in jars so the next day you can skim off the fat.
  11. The next day slice meat in thin strips.
  12. Place meat in pan or casserole dish.
  13. Cover meat with gravy and warm in oven or on top of stove.