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corned beef and cabbage slow cooker style

Recipe by
Sara Andrea
Eugene, OR

Every year on St. Patricks Day; This is a family favorite! You can put it in the slow cooker before work and the rest of the prep before dinner is a snap! Weight Watchers 12 SP (divided into 10 servings) 16SP (divided into 8 servings)

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For corned beef and cabbage slow cooker style

  • 4 lb
    corned beef brisket
  • 3 Tbsp
    pickling spice, usually included with brisket
  • 1
    rutabaga, cut into wedges
  • 1 lb
    carrots, cut up
  • 1 lb
    fingerling potatoes
  • 1
    leek, cut into 3 inch pieces
  • 1/2
    head cabbage, cut into wedges
  • 1/3 c
    horseradish, drained
  • 1/3 c
    sour cream, fat-free
  • 4-5 c
    hot water

How To Make corned beef and cabbage slow cooker style

  • 1
    Corned beef goes in the slow cooker with pickling spices spread over the top. Layer rutabaga, carrots, potatoes, and leeks IN THAT ORDER. Add 4-5 cups hot water, enough to cover meat completely. Cook high 7-8 hours.
  • 2
    Microwave cabbage in a microwave safe dish with 2 cups of the cooking liquid from the slow cooker for 8 minutes.
  • 3
    Boil, on stovetop in saucepan 1 cup of the cooking liquid until reduced by half, about 10 minutes. Mix with horseradish and sour cream.
  • 4
    Slice the corned beef and serve with vegetables and sauce.