Latin Beef Brisket With Chimichurri

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 3 hrs 30 mins

This comes from "Adventures in Jewish Cooking" and I haven't made it yet. This recipe is a lot more detailed than the other easy ones I have posted. I love the spices used. Note, this has a 24-48 hour marination and I didn't include it in the recipe time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make chimichurri: in a food processor, with the machine running, drop garlic, jalapenos and bay leaves through the feed tube to chop them.
  2. Add parsley, cilantro and oregano. Pulse to chop.
  3. Then, with the machine running, add the vinegar and oil, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed, and blend until smooth.
  4. Season, to taste, with salt.
  5. Pour 1 cup of the chimichurri into a covered container and refrigerate.
  6. Mix the remaining chimichurri with the water in a large non-reactive (stainless steel, ceramic or glass) baking dish.
  7. Marinate the meat in this for 24 to 48 hours, covered with plastic wrap, in the refrigerator.
  8. When ready to cook, postition rack in center of Preheated 350 degree oven.
  9. Transfer brisket and marinade to a roasting pan or non-reactive dutch oven.
  10. Cover and bake until very tender; around 3 1/2 hours.
  11. Cool slightly before cutting on the diagonal.
  12. Serve with the heated cup of chimichurri sauce that was reserved.
Most Helpful

There is a problem with this recipe. The original (from Jeffrey Nathan's book) calls for 1 1/4 c of oil in the marinade. You really need that.

sheila b. April 03, 2015