Blueberry-Braised Brisket Sandwiches

Blueberry-Braised Brisket Sandwiches
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs


  • 1 3-3.5 pound boneless beef brisket flat half

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 slices bacon, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup cider vinegar

  • 2 ½ cup fresh blueberries

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 8 Pretzel buns, split

  • Radish sprouts or greens (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Season beef with some salt and pepper. In Dutch oven heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown beef well on both sides. Remove from pan; set aside.

  2. Cook bacon in pan until lightly browned. Add onion and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in vinegar, 2 cups of the berries, sugar, and the 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling; stir to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat; boil gently, uncovered, 10 minutes. Return beef to pan. Cover; roast 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until tender.

  3. Remove meat from pan, reserving liquid; thinly slice against grain. Skim off fat; stir in remaining berries. Serve meat on buns with reserved liquid. Top with sprouts, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

521 Calories
23g Fat
37g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 521
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 120mg 40%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 6.4mg 32%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 5.2mg 29%
Potassium 747mg 16%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 50.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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