Pot-Roast Beef Brisket with Madeira and Tomatoes Recipe

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Serves10–12
SkillEasy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time4 hours 40 mins
Total Time4 hours 50 mins

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 140 C, gas 1. Add half the oil to a hot frying pan, season the brisket well and seal on all sides until browned. Set aside.

  2. Heat the remaining oil in a large, ovenproof casserole and add the onions. Sweat gently for a few minutes, then add the garlic, Madeira, beef stock, tomatoes, sugar and bay leaves, and bring to the boil. Add the brisket to the pan, then cover with a lid and cook in the oven for 4½ hours, until the brisket is tender and the sauce is rich and fragrant.

Ingredients

  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2.5kg piece beef brisket, boned, rolled and tied
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 12 garlic cloves, peeled and bashed
  • 500ml Madeira
  • 500ml good-quality fresh beef stock
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2tbsp sugar
  • 4 bay leaves