Texas BBQ Beef Brisket

Braised, slow-cooked or smoked. No matter how you slice it, this is BBQ Brisket made easy!

Texas BBQ Beef Brisket


  • 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

210 Minutes

8 Servings

517kcal Calories

66g Protein


  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. Serve with sauce.


Serv Size Calories Total Fat Cholesterol Total Carbs Protein
8 517kcal 17g 183mg 19g 66g

* The % Daily Value tells you how much of a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. 6g Saturated Fat; 7g Monounsaturated Fat; Carbohydrates; 1.3g Fiber; 9.8mg Niacin; 0.8mg Vitamin B6; 4.8mcg Vitamin B12; 6.3mg Iron; 63.6mcg Selenium; Zinc; 254.6mg Choline;

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