Brisket of Welsh Beef Slowly Pot Roasted with Ginger Beer



1.25kg (2½ lb) lean Welsh Beef brisket, boned and rolled

15ml (1tbsp) oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 onions, quartered or 6 whole shallots, peeled


300ml (½pt) ginger beer

300ml (½pt) beef stock



1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 3, 170°C, 325°F.

2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the joint and brown all sides. Place in a deep 3.4 litre (6pt) ovenproof casserole. Add garlic and onions and season well.

3. Add ginger beer and stock. Cover and cook for 2 hours.

4. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and carrots in ginger butter.

Recipe Information

  • Serves 6
  • Calories 332 kcals
  • Cooking Time 120 mins

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 332 kcal
  • Energy 1393kJ Fat 15g
  • Saturates 5.5g Salt 1.2g
  • Iron 3.7g
  • 5-a-day 0.5


Recipe provided by Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales