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BBQ Brisket with Caramelized Onions

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Servings: 8 - 10
  • Course: Main Dish

Try this easy to make BBQ Brisket with Caramelized Onions recipe that is perfect for the whole family to enjoy.

Reynolds Kitchens® Tips

Reynolds Kitchens tip

Bake in a non-stick Reynolds Kitchens® Roaster Pan for easy clean up!


  • 4 pounds of trimmed beef brisket
  • 2 tablespoons of Kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 cup of beef broth
  • 2 cups of sweet BBQ sauce
  • 2 sliced yellow onions
  • 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter
  • 10 buns
  • 1 Reynolds Kitchens® 10lb Roaster Pan


Step 1

COMBINE all dry seasonings and ingredients in a bowl and mix.

Step 2

RUB the dry seasoning mixture on all sides of the brisket, cover with foil and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Step 3

PREHEAT the oven to 300°.

Step 4

COOK the onions in a large sauté pan on medium heat in 1 tablespoon of butter until they are brown (30 to 35 minutes).

Step 5

PLACE the rubbed Brisket into a Reynolds Kitchens® Roaster pan, cover with Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil and cook in the oven for about 3 hours.

Step 6

TURN the oven temperature up to 325°, remove the foil and cook for 1 hour.

Step 7

POUR 1 1/2 cups of BBQ sauce all over the brisket once they are done cooking and slice thin against the grain of the beef.

Step 8

SERVE the brisket with the remaining 1/2 cup of BBQ sauce, a tablespoon of caramelized onions on a bun.

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