Braised Brisket


Prep time 20mins
Cook time 4hrs 30mins
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  • 2 pounds point cut brisket
  • 2 stalks leeks
  • 1 yellow onion, cut into moons
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 1 whole head of garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Step 1

    Score one side of the brisket in criss cross pattern.

  • Step 2

    Braise for 4 1/2 hours at 300 degrees uncovered on the bed of the leeks, onion, beef stock, white wine and a splash of balsamic. As well as lemon juice, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper. Roast scored facing up and caramelized to perfection.

  • Step 3

    Note: you can use the braising liquids to make a delicious flavorful couscous.