BEER-BRAISED BRISKET WITH MUSTARD SAUCE

BEER-BRAISED BRISKET WITH MUSTARD SAUCE – 3-1/2 to 4 hours

2-1/2 to 3-1/2 lb boneless beef brisket

1 Tbsp olive oil

2 large onions, chopped

1 bottle (12 oz) beer or pale ale

Mustard Sauce:

1/2 cup Dijon-style mustard

2 Tbsp chopped parsley

1. Heat oil in stockpot over medium heat until hot; brown beef brisket. Remove; sprinkle with 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper.

2. Add onions to pot; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Place brisket, fat side up, in pot. Add beer; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until brisket is fork-tender.

3. Remove brisket. Skim fat; cook cooking liquid, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or until reduced by half.

4. Combine mustard, parsley and 2 Tbsp onion sauce. Carve brisket diagonally across the grain; top with remaining onion sauce. Serve with mustard sauce.

6 to 8 servings