simple corned beef & cabbage - crock pot tender

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

My Gram used to make this delicious meal all year round. It didn't have to be St. Patty's to enjoy! I love the ease of using the crock pot and how tender the brisket becomes...Delicious! Enjoy!

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 7 Hr 30 Min
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For simple corned beef & cabbage - crock pot tender

  • 3 lb
    corned beef brisket - seasoning packet - rinsed
  • 4 c
    hot water
  • 2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1 or 2 md
    onions, cut into wedges
  • 6 md
    potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 6 - 8
    carrots, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 - 1 1/2 lb
    head of cabbage, cored - cut into wedges
  • salt
    & pepper when serving
  • whole
    grain mustard for serving - optional
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How To Make simple corned beef & cabbage - crock pot tender

  • 1
    Combine water, vinegar, sugar and pepper, in the bottom of a 6 quart slow cooker. Mix well. Then place the onion into the water mixture. Add bay leaf. Place the rinsed brisket on top of the onions, sprinkle with seasoning packet. Scatter the potatoes and carrots over the top and along the sides of the brisket. Cover and turn pot to high. Cook for 4 hours.
  • 2
    Remove the lid and place cabbage wedges over the top, cover and continue to cook another 3 - 3 1/2 hours or until beef and vegetables are to desired tenderness.
  • 3
    Carefully remove the brisket from the pot and cut across the grain. Serve with vegetables on the side, along with the yummy juices and some whole grain mustard. Salt & pepper as desired.
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