Beef brisket is a cut of meat that is best if you can cook it along with the sides in one pot for a few hours to ensure it's tender and flavorful. One pot meals are always one of my favorite ways to cook. They’re easy to make and to clean up! You just can’t go wrong. And, if you can make it over your campfire, what an even bigger bonus!

Brisket usually takes a while to cook, which is fine! Just make sure your fire is going all day and you’ll have perfect, fork-tender brisket with potatoes, carrots and onion just in time for dinner!


Campfire Brisket


1 brisket, sized to feed your family

3 lbs potatoes, chunked (any kind will do!)

1 medium onion, chunked

4 carrots, peeled and chunked

4 c beef broth

½ cup red wine

2 bay leaves

Salt and pepper to taste


Grill Grate

Large cast iron pot



Generously salt and pepper your brisket. Allow the grill to get hot and then char your brisket. Set aside. Warm the cast iron pan and place the brisket in with the onions, potatoes and carrots surrounding it. Add your wine, broth and bay leaves. Cover with foil and cook for approximately 4-6 hours or until the brisket is tender.


For an extra flavor boost, add some rosemary to the coals when you do the initial grilling of the brisket. This will help to add some super tasty smokey flavor to your brisket. You can even use different kinds of wood for whatever flavor profile you want! Hickory would be super delicious with this!