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Braised Mediterranean Beef Brisket

Braised Mediterranean Beef Brisket

By Traeger Kitchen

Forget everything you know about brisket and dive head-first into Mediterranean braised beef, seasoned with rosemary, cumin, and oregano.

Prep Time

1 Days

Cook Time

12 Hrs




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurment:
3 Tablespoon dried rosemary
2 Tablespoon ground cumin seeds
2 Tablespoon Coriander, Dried
1 Tablespoon dried oregano
2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon salt
8 Pound beef brisket
1 Cup beef stock


  • 1

    For a 6 to 8 lb brisket, plan for 8 to 12 hours of cook time, roughly 90 minutes per pound. A remote probe thermometer is critical to use for brisket.

  • 2

    Mix all seasoning together and coat brisket liberally. Wrap in plastic wrap. Let the wrapped brisket sit 12 to 24 hours in the refrigerator. Allow plenty of time for cooking.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    180 ˚F / 82 ˚C


  • 4

    Place brisket fat side down on the grill grate, insert thermometer probe and smoke for 4 hours.

  • 5

    After 4 hours, turn grill up to 250℉ and preheat.

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C

  • 6

    When internal meat temperature reaches 160℉, remove brisket from the grill and wrap in foil along with beef stock - DO NOT remove thermometer probe.

  • 7

    Place foiled brisket back on grill and cook until internal temperature reaches 204℉.

    250 ˚F / 121 ˚C

    204 ˚F / 96 ˚C

  • 8

    Remove brisket and allow it to rest in the foil for at least 30 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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