Grandma's Brisket Recipe

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Grandma's Brisket
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  • 1 (3 lb) beef brisket
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 (1 oz) package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 (12 fl oz) can or bottle ginger ale
  • 3 carrots , cut into 1 inch pieces (optional)
  • 1 small onion, sliced (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place the brisket in a roasting pan fat side up. In a medium bowl, stir together the ketchup, soup mix and ginger ale; pour over the brisket. Arrange carrots and onion around the edge of the roast if using. Cover the roast with a lid or aluminum foil.
  3. Bake for 2 hours in the preheated oven. Remove the cover, and cook for 1 more hour. Let stand for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 395.37 Kcal (1655 kJ)
Calories from fat 215.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.96g 37%
Cholesterol 40.82mg 14%
Sodium 1557.98mg 65%
Potassium 373.28mg 8%
Total Carbs 29.71g 10%
Sugars 4.26g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3.06g 12%
Protein 14.46g 29%
Vitamin C 32.3mg 54%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 10%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 40.7mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 236.74 Kcal (991 kJ)
Calories from fat 129.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.35g 37%
Cholesterol 24.44mg 14%
Sodium 932.88mg 65%
Potassium 223.51mg 8%
Total Carbs 17.79g 10%
Sugars 2.55g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.83g 12%
Protein 8.66g 29%
Vitamin C 19.3mg 54%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 10%
Iron 1.2mg 11%
Calcium 24.4mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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