Brisket is cooked in a covered pan without water for 4 to 5 hours. It is then sliced, and returned to the pan with barbecue sauce for another hour.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 4 pounds beef brisket
- salt to taste
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 1 cup water
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees).
Sprinkle both sides of brisket with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Place in a large covered roasting pan.
Cook covered with no water at 325 degrees F (160 degrees C) allowing 1 hour per pound.
Before last hour of cooking, remove brisket and slice. Return slices to pan and add barbecue sauce mixed with water. Cover meat with sauce, cover, and cook 1 hour longer.