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Roasted Brisket

This Roasted Brisket recipe is amazing.  Instead of roasting  it at a low temperature, you roast it at medium high for a long time and the result is perfection!  
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Roasted Brisket
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health


  • 2 Lb Brisket
  • 2 Tsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Sea salt Prefer Himalayan Pink Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Onion powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Smoked Mesquite powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 whole Bay leaves
  • 3 Tbsp Poblano chilies, diced Canned diced green chilies can substitute


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Brush brisket on all sides with olive oil.
  • In a small dish mix sea salt, pepper garlic powder, onion powder, Smoked Mesquite powder and Smoked Paprika.  Sprinkle mixture on both side of the brisket.
  • Spoon the dices chilies over the top.  Then add the bay leaves. 
  • Wrap the brisket in heavy duty foil and and seal it tightly.
  • Place foil package in a baking dish and cook for 6 hours.
  • When finished, remove the bay leaves and discard.  Then shred the brisket.
  • Serve as is or add the brisket to tacos.


Calories: 250kcal | Protein: 31g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 498mg | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 2.9mg