Texas Style Beef Brisket


Texas-Style Beef Brisket is a classic BBQ dish that is known for its delicious and bold flavor. This dish is made by slowly cooking a large cut of beef, typically a brisket, in the oven with a blend of spices and liquids until it is tender and juicy. The result is a mouth-watering, tender, and flavorful meat that is perfect for serving at family gatherings, picnics, or any other occasion where good food and good company are the main attractions. The combination of spices and seasonings used in the dry rub, along with the beef broth, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, and Worcestershire sauce, create a rich and savory sauce that is sure to satisfy even the most discerning of palates. Whether you're an experienced pitmaster or a home cook looking to try something new, Texas-Style Beef Brisket is a dish that is sure to impress.

Texas-Style Beef Brisket Recipe:


  • 5-6 pound beef brisket
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons of paprika
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 2 cups of beef broth
  • 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).
  • In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and cumin to make the dry rub.
  • Trim the excess fat from the brisket and generously rub the dry mixture all over the meat.
  • Heat the oil in a large oven-safe Dutch oven or roasting pan over medium-high heat.
  • Sear the brisket on both sides until well browned, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the beef broth, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Pour the mixture over the brisket.
  • Cover the Dutch oven with foil or a lid and place in the oven.
  • Bake for 4-5 hours, or until the meat is tender and falls apart easily when pulled with a fork.
  • Remove from the oven and let the brisket rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutritional Value per serving (assuming 8 servings per brisket):

  • Approximately 500 calories
  • 8g carbohydrates
  • 6g sugar
  • 31g fat
  • 46g protein
  • 2g fiber

Note: The nutritional value may vary based on the size of the servings and the specific ingredients used.


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