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Grandma Sophie's Beef Brisket with Fruit. Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Juanita Panek
Added: Saturday, November 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 lean brisket of beef about 8 pounds
2 cloves garlic minced
5 medium onions, sliced
1 1/2 cup red wine
2 tablespoons tomatoe paste
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup hot water
salt and pepper to taste.
4 medium carrots, peeled and thickly sliced
2 parsnips, peeled and thickly sliced
1/4 pound pitted prunes.

Directions:
Directions:

Pre-heat over to 350
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Brown the brisket on all sides and set aside. In the same skillet, saute the garlic and onions until
brown. Transfer to a large roasting pot and place the meat on top, fat side up. Pour in half the wine. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.

Remove from the over. in a bowl, combine the tomato paste, brown sugar and hot water to make
a paste. Spoon this mixture over the brisket.
sprinkle with salt and pepper. Surround the meat
with the carrots, parsnips, and the remaining wine.

Reduce the heat to 325*F cover, and bake until tender. 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Adding the prunes during the last 30 minutes. To serve , transfer the brisket to a deep platter and slice against the grain. Arrange the vegetables and fruit over and around the meat.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8 people
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 to 3 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can substitute apple juice or beer for the
red wine. This flavorful entree will melt in your
mouth, it will be so tender it will fall apart in shreds.

 

 

 

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