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Brisket a la Mediterranea
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Brisket cooked in a citrus wine broth.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 491.7
Total Carbs 18.1 g
Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
Sugars 11.7 g
Total Fat 19.3 g
Saturated Fat 6.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 1050.8 mg
Protein 55.3 g
Sodium 261.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Fruits , 7 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 each  olive oil cooking spray
2 lb  whole lean beef brisket
1 each  medium onions
1 each  medium carrots
1 each  medium garlic cloves
0.125 tsp  kosher salt
1 pinch  black pepper
14 1/2 oz  canned unsalted diced tomatoes
1 tbsp  Currants, red, fresh
0 1/4 cup  red wine
0 1/4 cup  fat free unsalted beef broth
2 each  bay leaves
1 tsp  grated orange peel
2 each  Oranges, navels, fresh, 2 7/8"
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Coat an oven proof covered roaster with cooking spray.
  3. Brown the brisket over high heat.
  4. Turn the heat down to medium and add onion, carrot, garlic, salt, pepper, tomatoes, currants, wine, broth, bay leaves, and orange zest.
  5. Bring to a simmer and then cover and bake.
  6. Baste the meat every half an hour until done, about 2 1/2 hours, depending on the thickness of the brisket.
  7. Strain the juices, pushing some solids through the strainer to thicken the sauce.

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