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Pulled Beef Brisket

Follow this simple pulled beef brisket recipe to make a tasty, versatile dish that can be used as anything from a sandwich filler to a pizza topping.

Serves: 6-8
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 3½ hours

Ingredients:

  • 1.3kg/3lb lean Red Tractor Assured brisket joint
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 30ml/2tbsp Red Tractor Assured rapeseed 
  • 2 medium Red Tractor Assured onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 100ml/3½fl oz prepared barbecue sauce
  • 30ml/2tbsp runny honey
  • 60ml/4tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 300ml/½pint good, hot beef stock
  • 10ml/2tsp smoked paprika powder
  • Baguettes or bread rolls, to serve

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 2, 160°C, 300°F.
  2. Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan.
  3. Place the joint on a chopping board and season with salt and pepper all over. Brown the joint on all sides and transfer to a large ovenproof dish.
  4. Add the remaining oil and cook the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes until soft.  Transfer to the casserole dish with the joint.
  5. Add the tomatoes, barbecue sauce, honey, Worcestershire sauce, stock and paprika.  Bring to the boil, cover and slow roast in the oven for 3-3½hours until the beef is tender.
  6. Transfer the beef to a clean chopping board and `pull’ the cooked beef apart by securing the joint with a fork and shredding the meat with another fork.
  7. Pile the pulled brisket in baguettes or rolls, spoon over the sauce and serve with cucumber and onion relish.
 
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