Braised brisket

A delicious braised brisket that is easy to prep and makes for amazing leftovers.
2 hours +
Classic Dishes


  • A cut of beef brisket (mine was 1kg)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste 
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes 
  • 1 tsp paprika 
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 
  • 1 tbsp mixed herbs 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1 bay leaf 


Step 1

Preheat oven to 160c.

Step 2

In a large and deep pan, heat the olive oil over medium.

Step 3

Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add the garlic and cook for another couple of minutes, until fragrant.

Step 5

Add the tomato paste and cook and stir for another minute.

Step 6

Add the stock and can of tomatoes. Mix to combine and allow to come to a low boil.

Step 7

Mix all the seasonings together in a small bowl and rub all over your brisket.

Step 8

Place brisket with seasonings in your pan and add the bay leaf.

Step 9

Cover with lid or foil and place in the oven until the internal temperature is about 93c (about 1.5 hours per kg).

Step 10

Remove the brisket and then slice.

Step 11

Put the sauce back on the hob over medium high heat. Allow to reduce until your desired consistency.

Step 12

Serve brisket with your sauce and vegetables.
Halal Friendly
Kosher Friendly
Recipe by
Head chef

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