Brisket for a Beginner

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
15 mins
3 hrs

This is our favorite Rosh Hashana main dish. The smell of this dish cooking is incredible and the meat will fall apart.

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  • 3 -4 lbs chuck roast or 3 -4 lbs beef brisket
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 12 cup water


  1. Line roasting pan with aluminum foil and coat with cooking spray.
  2. Place beef in pan.
  3. Mix all ingredients together and pour over beef.
  4. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 2 1/2 to 3 hours at 350 degrees.