Grandmas Brisket Recipe

  • 1 (3 pound) beef brisket
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle ginger ale
  • 3 carrots, cut into 1 inch pieces (optional)
  • 1 small onion, sliced (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place the brisket in a roasting pan fat side up. In a medium bowl, stir together the ketchup, soup mix and ginger ale; pour over the brisket. Arrange carrots and onion around the edge of the roast if using. Cover the roast with a lid or aluminum foil.
  3. Bake for 2 hours in the preheated oven. Remove the cover, and cook for 1 more hour. Let stand for a few minutes before slicing and serving.