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Oven-Barbecued Brisket

Total Time:  11 hours and 45 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 1/2 hours
Inactive Time: 8 hours
Servings: 12


  • 2 medium shallots, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 Wholesome Farms Direct Source-Verified 3.5 lbs. brisket
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 14-oz can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar


  1. Mix shallots, garlic, chili powder, paprika, cinnamon, oregano, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Rub meat with seasoning.
  3. Place meat in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight.
  5. Pour the Worcestershire sauce over the meat.
  6. Cover the pan with foil.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, allowing the meat to come to room temperature.
  8. Bake brisket for 2 hours, covered.
  9. Meanwhile, blend tomatoes and vinegar in a food processor.
  10. After 2 hours, pour the tomato mixture over the meat.
  11. Bake covered for about 1 1/2 hours longer until the meat is tender. Baste with pan juices every 30 minutes.
  12. Remove the meat from the oven.
  13. Set aside, removing from sauce, on a cutting board for 10 minutes.
  14. Slice and serve. If desired, serve with the sauce in the pan after skimming the fat. 

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