Good and Easy Beef Brisket

READY IN: 36mins
SERVES: 8-10


  • 3
    yellow onions, peeled and sliced into rings
  • 5
    lbs beef brisket (NOT corned beef)
  • 1
    (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
  • 1
    (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
  • 0.5
    (750 ml) bottle merlot (inexpensive is fine)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Spread half of onions in roasting pan;lay brisket on top.
  • Mix chili sauce, soup mix and wine.
  • Pour over meat and top with rest of onions.
  • Cover and bake at 375 degrees for 4 hours.
  • Remove brisket, place on cutting board and bring to room temperature.
  • Pour pan juices into a bowl.
  • Slice the brisket, return to roasting pan and pour juices over slices.
  • Return to oven and cook 2 more hours; Serve.