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Holiday Brisket with Savory Onion Jus

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  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 3 hr 40 min
  • serves: 8 people

Flavorful brisket, butternut squash and onions slowly simmer in a sweet and savory sauce until the meat is fork-tender and delicious.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $35.20

  • 2 tablespoons olive oilor vegetable oil
  • 6 medium onion, cut into quarters
  • 1 medium butternut squash(about 3 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes (about 6 cups)
  • 3 pounds boneless beef brisket
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Beef Broth or Beef Stock
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (about 28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in an 8-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add onions and squash and cook over medium heat until they're tender-crisp. Remove the vegetables from the saucepot.

  • Step 2

    Season the beef as desired. Increase the heat to medium-high.  Add the beef to the saucepot and cook until it's well browned on all sides. Remove the beef from the saucepot. Pour off any fat.

  • Step 3

    Add the broth, orange juice, wine, brown sugar and tomatoes to the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Return the beef to the saucepot. Cover and cook for 2 hours.

  • Step 4

    Return the vegetables to the saucepot. Cover and cook for 1 hour or until the beef is fork-tender.

  • Step 5

    Remove the beef to a cutting board. Let stand for 10 minutes. Serve the beef with the vegetables and sauce.

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  • Holiday Brisket with Savory Onion Jus

    John R.
    January 5, 2012

    Absolutely fork tender and very delicious. My husband and I love it. Have made it more than once and will keep it as one of our favorites!

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Made With

Calories 429
Total Fat 12 g
Sat. Fat 3.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 114 mg
Sodium 450 mg
Total Carb 39 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugar 23 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 39 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 11 %DV
Iron 28 %DV
Potassium 30 %DV
Calories 430
Total Fat 12 g
Sat. Fat 3.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 114 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Total Carb 39 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 40 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 14 %DV
Iron 28 %DV
Potassium 30 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.