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Berry Nice Brisket

The addition of cranberry to this hearty entree makes it perfect for the holiday season.

Berry Nice Brisket

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 can (16 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup cranberry juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

    How to make it 


  • 1

    In a bowl, combine the flour and broth until smooth. Stir in the cranberry sauce, cranberry juice, garlic and rosemary. Pour into a large roasting pan. Top with onion slices. Season the brisket with salt and pepper; place fat side up in he pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until meat is tender, basting occasionally.

  • 2

    Remove brisket to a serving platter and let stand for 15 minutes. Thinly slice meat across the grain; serve with onion and pan juices. Serves 12.

Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef. The meat comes from the first cut of the brisket.