Julia Child's Smothered Beef Brisket

280 mins (prep 40, cooking 240)
11 ingredients
6-8 servings
From her cookbook From Julia Child's Kitchen. The meat can rest after cooking, from 1 to 24 hours or more. Julia notes that brisket is never tender like steak, but should be pleasantly chewable and have a strong beefy flavor.

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Serving Size (315.53 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 686.95 Calories from Fat 494.28
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 54.92g 506.96%
Saturated Fat 15.67g 469.98%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 163.3mg 326.59%
Sodium 3874.29mg 968.57%
Total Carbohydrate 0.66g 1.32%
Dietary Fiber 0.04 g 0.9%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 44.43g 533.22%
Vitamin A 0.05IU% Vitamin C 81.83mg%
Calcium 22.56mg% Iron 5.19mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried thyme, lean, flat, sliced onions, sliced carrot, fresh italian plum tomatoes