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Family Reunion Brisket

2 Hr 25 Min

In the South there are just as many reasons to get the whole gang together as there are yummy dishes to enjoy! Here's one that goes a long way with a crowd.

What You'll Need

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 4- to 5-pound beef brisket
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly-packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/3 cup prepared yellow mustard

What to Do

  1. In a large heavy pot, combine water, onions, cinnamon stick, cloves, and salt over high heat. Add brisket fat side up and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook 2 to 2-1/2 hours, or until brisket is fork-tender.
  2. Preheat broiler. Remove brisket from pot and place in a roasting pan that has been lined with aluminum foil and coated with cooking spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, apple juice, and mustard; mix well. Coat brisket with brown sugar mixture and broil 3 to 5 minutes, or until sugar melts and mixture is bubbly.
  4. Slice across grain and serve with sauce from pan.


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