Texas BBQ Beef Brisket

Texas BBQ Beef Brisket

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"Brisket gets big Texas flavor from a BBQ sauce made with red wine, chili powder and lots of garlic."
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3 h servings 286 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 16g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 33.4 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 432 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  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 2-1/2 to 3 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. Serve with sauce.


  • This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitaminB6, vitaminB12, iron, selenium and zinc.


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I liked this recipe. I didn't have red wine, so I used white and it was just as good. I will definitely make this recipe again. Thanks!

Very tasty. I used a a homemade BBQ sauce. It blended perfectly with the rest of the ingredients. I thought it might be a little bit too spicy for my young son with all of the chili powder bu...

This recipe is too easy, and very good. I used a crockpot to make it even easier. The base recipe is great. To be creative, I threw in some garlic and onions at the beginning. Once it finishe...

Made this exactly as written and the family loved it! Yummy!

I made this exactly as the recipe stated. It was perfect - very tender. Served with Au Gratin Potatoes from this website as well along with fresh roasted broccoli. Yummy!

I'm a vegetarian and have no idea how to cook meat. This was my first attempt cooking meat for my family (all carnivores) and they loved it! I got rave reviews and was asked to make it again s...

Made exactly as written, scaled for a 4.5 pound brisket (not 'flat cut', just nicely trimmed). Took about 4-5 hours on my stove, but was totally fantastic. No changes needed!

BEST dinner entree I've EVER made! I have 4 kids and it was not too spicy for anyone. This was perfectly delicious! (and made verbatim)

so glad i found this! simple and perfect.

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