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Tuesday, October 02 2012

As this beef brisket slowly simmers, the delicate sweetness of cranberries smooths out the flavor of the marinara sauce in this recipe for a dinner that's worthy of guests.


Cranberry Beef Roast
Recipe from 
Servings: 6 (5 ounces cooked meat and 3/4 cup sauce) servings
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 3 hrs 30 mins
     3-pound  beef brisket
        Ground black pepper
     Tbsp.  cooking oil
     stalks  celery, sliced
     medium  green or red sweet pepper, chopped
     medium  onion, chopped
    1/2  cup  water
     clove  garlic, minced
     16-oz. can  whole cranberry sauce
     15- to 16-oz. can  marinara sauce or tomato sauce
Trim fat from beef brisket. Sprinkle brisket with salt and pepper. In a 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven, cook brisket in hot oil about 10 minutes or until browned, turning once. Remove brisket from Dutch oven. Add celery, sweet pepper, onion, the water, and garlic to Dutch oven. Cook and stir over medium heat about 5 minutes or just until vegetables are tender. Add the cranberry sauce and marinara or tomato sauce; cook until bubbly.
Return brisket to the sauce mixture in Dutch oven. Cover and simmer about 3 hours or until brisket is tender. Remove the brisket; cover with foil and let stand while preparing sauce. Boil sauce gently, uncovered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Slice brisket. Serve brisket with sauce. Makes 6 (5 ounces cooked meat and 3/4 cup sauce) servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 413, Total Fat 13 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 76 mg, Sodium 549 mg, Carbohydrate 38 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 35 g. Exchanges: Vegetable 1, Other Carbohydrate 2, Lean Meat 5. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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