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slow-cooker corned beef & cabbage

Recipe by
Teresa G.
Here, KY

This corned beef is so easy and so delicious. The hardest part is peeling the carrots, but you could use baby carrots to make it even easier. A complete comfort food meal from one pot.

yield 8 (approx.)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow-cooker corned beef & cabbage

  • 1/2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    corned beef brisket (3-4lb.) with seasoning pkg.
  • 1/2 lg
    sweet onion, rough chopped
  • 1 lb
    carrots, peeled & cut bite-sized
  • 1 bag
    baby red & gold potatoes (24 oz. bag)
  • 1 md
    cabbage head, cored & cut in wedges

How To Make slow-cooker corned beef & cabbage

  • 1
    Add 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil to bowl of slow-cooker; use a paper towel to grease the inside of the bowl.
  • 2
    Add the brisket and any juices from it's package (watch for the spice packet!)
  • 3
    Open spice packet and add to the juices.
  • Corned beef, carrots, potatoes and cabbage placed in slow cooker.
    In the following order add chopped onion, carrots, potatoes and cabbage chunks/wedges.
  • 5
    Place lid on slow-cooker, set on high heat and cook for 2 hours, then set heat to low and cook for additional 4 hours. (*If you wish to cook on low heat only, add 2 hours to total time. Also, additional time may be required if using extra-large brisket.)
  • 6
    Carefully remove cabbage, potatoes and carrots to serving dish/platter; cover and keep warm.
  • Corned beef brisket, sliced.
    Carefully lift brisket from slow-cooker and place on cutting board or platter; slice into desired thickness (I use an electric knife.)
  • Corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots on plate.
    Serve hot. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.