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One Pot Beef Brisket with Apricots

The only thing complex about this dish is its sweet, savory, and smoky flavor profile.  With only 10 minutes of prep time required, it’s a hassle-free pick for Sunday dinner.

One Pot Beef Brisket with Apricots

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Course: Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Protein: Beef
Cut: Beef Brisket
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Beef Brisket
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil

Dry Rub

  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp kosher salt

Braising Liquid

  • 1 med onion diced
  • ¼ c tomato paste
  • ¼ c whole grain mustard
  • ¼ c white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 c dried apricots
  • 3 c apricot nectar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325℉.
  • Preheat Dutch oven on stovetop on medium-high heat. While pan is preheating mix all dry rub ingredients together and rub all over brisket.
  • Add avocado oil to hot Dutch oven and sear brisket on all sides for 2 minutes per side.
  • Remove brisket from Dutch oven and place on baking sheet. Add onions, sauté until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste and stir for 30 seconds. Add mustard, stir to combine with onions and tomato paste.
  • Deglaze with vinegar, scraping the bottom of the Dutch oven to loosen the browned bits.
  • Add apricots and apricot nectar, stir. Return brisket and any juices on baking sheet to Dutch oven. Place lid on and put in preheated oven for 4 hours.
  • Let brisket rest in braising liquid for 30 minutes before slicing against the grain.
  • Serve with braising liquid as a sauce and enjoy!
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Yankel Polak

Yankel Polak is the Head Chef at ButcherBox.