beer-braised brisket with mustard sauce
Love beef and beer? This recipe is a delicious combination of the two. Beef Brisket is slow-cooked in beer and served with a tangy mustard sauce.
- 1 boneless beef Brisket Flat Half (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 large onions, chopped
- 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or pale ale
- MUSTARD SAUCE
- 1/2 cup Dijon-style mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- Heat oil in large stockpot over medium heat until hot. Place beef Brisket in stockpot; brown evenly. Remove Brisket from stockpot; season with salt and pepper.
- Add onions to stockpot; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Return Brisket, fat side up, to stockpot. Add beer. 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. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Increase heat and bring cooking liquid to a boil. Reduce heat and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until mixture is thickened and reduced by half.
- Meanwhile combine Mustard Sauce ingredients in small bowl. Stir in 2 tablespoons thickened cooking liquid.
- Carve Brisket diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Pour remaining onion mixture over beef. Serve with Mustard Sauce.
Nutrition information per serving: 279 Calories; 81 Calories from fat; 9g Total Fat (3 g Saturated Fat; 4 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 62 mg Cholesterol; 728 mg Sodium; 1 g Total Carbohydrate; 0.8 g Dietary Fiber; 36 g Protein; 3.2 mg Iron; 5.2 mg NE Niacin; 0.4 mg Vitamin B6; 2.6 mcg Vitamin B12; 8.6 mg Zinc; 36.4 mcg Selenium.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Iron.