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Brisket in a Bag

This tender brisket is served with a savory cranberry gravy that's made right in the bag. You'll want to serve the slices with mashed potatoes just so you can drizzle the gravy over them. —Peggy Stigers, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 large oven roasting bag
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (5 pounds), trimmed
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°. Place 1 tablespoon flour in oven bag; shake to coat. Place bag in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking pan; place brisket in bag.
  • Combine cranberry sauce, soup, tomato sauce, soup mix and remaining flour; pour over beef. Seal bag. Cut slits in top of bag according to package directions.
  • Bake 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender. Carefully remove brisket from bag. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Thinly slice meat across the grain; serve with gravy.
Editor's Note
This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.
Nutrition Facts
6 ounce-weight: 324 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 544mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat, 1 starch.
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