Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Irish Cuisine, Corned Beef, Cabbage an Roasted Potatoes
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  • 4 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 4 hrs
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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This recipe is a classic corned beef dinner with rutabagas, carrots, onions, potatoes, and cabbage. As an additional option, you can serve the corned beef with a mustard sauce or horseradish sauce.

What You'll Need

  • 1 corned beef brisket, about 4 pounds
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 2 to 3 rutabagas, cut into chunks
  • 1 pound carrots, or about 8 to 10, trimmed, scraped, and left whole
  • 12 small whole onions, peeled
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 medium head of cabbage, cut into wedges

How to Make It

  1. Place meat in a deep saucepan or kettle; cover with water. Add bay leaf and peppercorns. Bring to a boil; skim off foam. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 3 hours.
  2. Add vegetables; simmer for about 45 minutes longer, or until vegetables and meat are tender.
  3. Serve corned beef surrounded with vegetables.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 532
Total Fat 24 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Unsaturated Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 174 mg
Sodium 168 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 57 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)