Recipe courtesy of Deuce Restaurant

BBQ Beef Brisket Sandwich with Watercress Salad with Shaved Fennel and Grapefruit

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Watercress salad:

4 ounces watercress

4 slices or wedges ruby grapefruit

1/2-ounce shaved fennel

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 lemon, juiced

1/2-ounce extra-virgin olive oil


2 1/2 ounces BBQ sauce

5 ounces sliced beef brisket

3 slices sharp Cheddar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 brioche roll, sliced and toasted


  1. For the salad:
  2. Put the watercress, grapefruit and fennel into a large bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the lemon juice and the olive oil and toss to combine.
  3. For the brisket:
  4. In a small saute pan, add the BBQ sauce and brisket, and cook over medium heat until beef is hot and cooked through. Top the brisket with 3 slices of Cheddar and toss together until combined. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Put the brisket on the toasted brioche bun and serve with the watercress salad.