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How to make Corned beef and cabbage

Corned beef and cabbage is an Irish staple. For generations people have filled up on the meal, a variation of the classic Irish combo of cabbage and bacon.

It is also popular across the pond with especially, not surprisingly, among the Irish American community.

Corned beef and cabbage recipe. Image copyright Ireland Calling

Corned beef is salt cured beef brisket and has a distinct flavour and texture. The corned beef and cabbage are served with veg such as carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, peas and anything else you fancy.

Then topped with a generous helping of gravy it is a really tasty meal, with plenty of goodness.

We have chosen a video from All Recipes, which gives a great instructions on how to prepare the meal in a slow cooker.

Corned beef and cabbage recipe
1 onion, cut into wedges
4 potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 pound carrots, cut into large chunks
3 cups water
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (3 pound) corned beef brisket with spice packet, cut in half
1 small head cabbage, cut into wedges
Take a look at the video from All recipes

Corned beef and cabbage


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One comment

  1. Don’t be afraid to make your own corned brisket . It’s very easy . Not very time consuming , but you will need room in your fridge for 2-3 weeks. I’ve made mine using venison and beef brisket .

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