Easy Brisket

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 12 to 14 servings

A succulent tender brisket. Leftovers make incredible sandwiches.

This recipe can be made in a slow cooker.


5 to 6 pounds very lean brisket, trimmed of fat
Garlic powder
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup water
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1 cup ketchup


  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Liberally season brisket with garlic powder.
  3. Combine brown sugar, water, onion soup mix and ketchup and mix thoroughly.  Place brisket in a large baking pan or roaster and douse with marinade.
  4. Cover and cook for  4 1/2 hours to 5 hours. Meat should be fork tender.
  5. Slice against the grain and spoon sauce over meat before serving.




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