Corned Beef and Cabbage I

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  • Published Apr 1st
  • Ready In2h 35m
  • Servings5
What's more Irish than a traditional recipe for corned beef and cabbage? Serve with mustard or horseradish if desired.

Corned Beef and Cabbage I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Corned Beef and Cabbage I for 5 servings:

  • 3 pounds corned beef brisket with spice packet
  • 10 small red potatoes
  • 5 carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 large head cabbage, cut into small wedges

Corned Beef and Cabbage I Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook2h 25m
  • Ready In2h 35m

To cook Corned Beef and Cabbage I, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Corned Beef and Cabbage I is about 2 hours 25 minutes , and you can serve your Corned Beef and Cabbage I within 2 hours 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Corned Beef and Cabbage I easily:

  1. 1 Place corned beef in large pot or Dutch oven and cover with water. Add the spice packet that came with the corned beef. Cover pot and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer approximately 50 minutes per pound or until tender.
  2. 2 Add whole potatoes and carrots, and cook until the vegetables are almost tender. Add cabbage and cook for 15 more minutes. Remove meat and let rest 15 minutes.
  3. 3 Place vegetables in a bowl and cover. Add as much broth (cooking liquid reserved in the Dutch oven or large pot) as you want. Slice meat across the grain.


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  1. Mar 6th 2008

    I take the corned beef out and while the cabbage carrots and pot's are cooking in the liquid, I put the brisket in the oven for 30 minutes with this sauce that I combine on the stove until ...

  2. Mar 7th 2007

    I cover my corned beef with beer usually a 5 pack and one for the cook! Follow any of the recipes that call for water and substitute the beer WONDERFUL!!!!!!

  3. Feb 20th 2007

    Fantastic! I have always kind of "winged" it with corned beef and cabbage, with varying degrees of success. I read many of the reviews and added a bottle of beer to the water to simmer the ...

  4. Mar 21st 2006

    Absolutely delicious. I started out by cooking this on the stove top as the recipe states (for about 45 minutes) but due to a family emergency, I had to leave the house. Before leaving, I ...

  5. Mar 15th 2006

    I cook the cabbage at the end. Cut it in wedges and cooked seperately from the meat. I use 1/2 cooking liquid from the meat and 1/2 chicken broth with butter added to the liquid. Cooked unti ...

  6. Feb 25th 2006

    The recipe as written will work very well. I've been doing it that way for many years, except I cook the veggies separately in some of the broth. However, I thought I would try the crockpot ...

  7. Mar 20th 2005

    This was THE BEST corned beef and cabbage that I have ever made. I never had used a recipe before, let alone added carrots. Anyhow, I used a 4 lb. brisket that I trimmed of most visible fa ...

  8. Mar 13th 2002

    I love corned beef & cabbage & I must have used close to a hundred recipes, but I think this is the simplest & the best. Use the white (not russet) potatoes. I sometimes wonder ...

  9. Aug 24th 2001

    This recipe is very basic and with a few changes I loved it. Try covering the corn beef with four cans of beef broth and include the spice packet after cutting the big fat off. Bring to a b ...