Baked Beef Brisket
Brisket without the barbeque.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: approximately 3 hours
Servings: Serves 12
4 lb. boneless beef brisket
2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 large onions, thickly sliced
3 Tbsp. cornstarch
Place beef brisket, fat side up, in 13 x 10 inch shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle brisket evenly with salt, pepper and garlic. Top with onion.
Bake in 350ºF oven 1 hour, or until onions turn brown.
Add 1 cup hot water and cover pan tightly with aluminum foil.
Reduce oven temperature to 300ºF and continue cooking 2 hours or until brisket is tender.
Remove brisket and onions to warm platter. Skim fat from juices or use a gravy separator.
To make gravy, combine 1 cup water and cornstarch. Add to juices in pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until gravy boils and thickens.
Carve brisket across the grain into thin slices.
Serve brisket and onions with gravy.