- 1 beef brisket - (abt 4 lbs)
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 cup chopped onions
- 1 cup chopped celery
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
- 2 teaspoons paprika
- 2 garlic cloves crushed
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup hot water
- 1 tablespoon onion soup powder
- 1 package dry spaghetti sauce mix - (1 1/2 oz)
- 1 cup Coca-Cola
Place meat in large roasting pan and coat with oil on all sides. Sprinkle with onions and celery. Season with salt and pepper to taste and paprika. Place crushed garlic on top.
Mix ketchup with hot water, onion soup powder and dry spaghetti sauce mix to dissolve dry ingredients. Add cola and pour mixture over meat.
Cover with foil and roast at 350 degrees until very tender, 2 1/2 to 3 hours, opening to baste with pan juices every 20 to 30 minutes.
Slice and serve immediately, or slice, refrigerate and reheat in gravy next day (30 minutes in a 350-degree oven for extra tender slices).
This recipe yields 6 to 8 servings.
Each of 8 servings: 531 calories; 395 mg sodium; 189 mg cholesterol; 23 grams fat; 14 grams carbohydrates; 64 grams protein; 1.10 grams fiber.