New York Deli-Style Baked Beef Brisket

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Recipe by JackieOhNo

Many, many years ago, I worked in Manhattan on the edge of the Garment District, where there were the most wonderful Jewish delis. I enjoyed treating myself to a brisket sandwich every now and then, which was something I had never tasted before. I enjoyed it so much that I had to ask how the brisket was made. This is the approximate recipe I was told. It can be served as a dinner, or sliced and served as sandwiches. Either way, it is a delightful meal. The brisket can be garnished with parsley, cherry tomatoes, pickled peppers, turnips, or stuffed olives.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place brisket, fat-side up, in a 13x9-inch roasting pan. Season brisket with salt and pepper, sprinkle with garlic, and place onions on top. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 1 hour, or until the onions turn brown. Add hot water, cover with aluminum foil, and seal tight.
  2. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees and continue cooking for 2 hours. Remove brisket and onions to warm platter.
  3. To make gravy, combine cornstarch dissolved in cold water with cooking liquid and cook, stirring, until boiling and thickened. Garnish as desired.

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