Beer-Braised Brisket with Onions

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 415.4
  • Total Fat: 21.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 140.5 mg
  • Sodium: 176.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 45.5 g

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From the Chicago Tribune From the Chicago Tribune
Number of Servings: 12


    2 T. Vegetable Oil
    1 beef brisket, about 48 oz fat trimmed
    5 Peppercorns
    3 cloves garlic
    1 12 oz bottle beer
    1 large carrot chopped
    1 onion, sliced
    1 cup low sodium beef broth
    1 bay leaf
    1 t. cornstarch
    2 T. cold water


Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat; add the brisket. Cook, turning, until brown on each side, about 3-5 mins. per side. Transfer the meat to a slow cooker. Add the peppercorns, garlic, beer, carrot, onion, beef broth and bay leaf. Cover cook on low heat until meat is fork tender 7-9 hours. Transfer the meat to a cutting board; cool. Skim fat off cooking liquid. Strain liquid trough a strainer; discard the solids. Reserve 2 cups of liquid. Transfer the liquid to a medium saucepan. Heat to a boil over medium high heat, 2 to 3 minutes. Lower the heat to a simmer: Meanwhile, mix cornstarch and cold water to a small bowl; stir to dissolve cornstarch. Whisk cornstarch mixture into the saucepan; cook whisking, until the sauce thickens, 2 minutes. Slice the meat across the grain into thin slices. Transfer to platter.
Serve with sauce.
*Tribune calorie count +216 Cal, 9 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 64 mg cholesterol, 0 g. Carbs, 31 g priotein, 56 mg sodium 0 fiber.

Number of Servings: 12

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