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Beef Brisket with Savory Sauteed Apples

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 30 min.
Slow cooking the beef creates a tender brisket that pairs well with sweet and savory apples.

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef brisket, flat cut (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 5 cups sliced unpeeled apples, such as Fuji or Gala (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 Tbs packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot. Place brisket in stockpot; brown evenly. Remove brisket; season with salt and pepper.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup onion for apples. Add remaining onion and garlic to stockpot. Cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Return brisket, fat side up, to stockpot. Add apple cider; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until brisket is fork-tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until melted. Add apples and remaining onion; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until apples are just tender. Add cranberries and brown sugar; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until cranberries are tender and juices are thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in walnuts. Keep warm.
  • Remove brisket; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Bring cooking liquid to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 10 to 12 minutes or until reduced by half, stirring occasionally.
  • Carve brisket diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve with reduced cooking liquid and apple mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 454
  Calories from Fat 163 (36%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(30%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(28%)Cholesterol 84mg
(11%)Sodium 271mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(88%)Protein 44g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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