Beef Brisket Recipes

Texas BBQ Beef Brisket

Barbecue sauce and wine combine to make Texas BBQ Beef Brisket one of the most tender you will ever eat.

Texas BBQ Beef Brisket

Total: 3 to 3 1/2 hr | Yield: 6 to 8 servings


  • 1 beef Brisket Flat Half (about 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder


  1. Combine rub ingredients in small bowl; press evenly onto beef brisket. Place brisket, fat side up, in stockpot.
  2. Combine barbecue sauce and wine in small bowl. Pour around brisket; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2 3/4 to 3 1/4 hours or until brisket is fork-tender. Remove brisket; keep warm.
  3. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring cooking liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup sauce, stirring occasionally.
  4. Trim fat from brisket. Carve diagonally across the grain into thin slices.
  5. Serve with sauce.


Per serving, 1/6 of recipe: 258 calories; 7g fat (3 g saturated fat; 3g monounsaturated fat); 62mg cholesterol; 340mg sodium; 8g carbohydrate; 1.3g fiber; 36g protein; 5.6mg niacin; 0.5mg vitamin B6; 2.6mcg vitamin B12; 3.7mg iron; 37mcg selenium; 8.7mg zinc


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Texas Beef Council

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