Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage healthy Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned beef and cabbage is a favorite of mine, (as it is for most Americans of Irish decent) and a tradition on St. Patrick’s day. It can also be a healthy meal any time of year.

Store bought corned beef has added nitrites and chemicals, but making a homemade version is a tasty and easy option, as long as you have enough time. Once you have the corned beef, the actual dish takes virtually no time to put together!

Corned Beef & Cabbage
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Irish
Serves: 4
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage Ingredients:
  • 3-4 lb corned beef brisket
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 large head of cabbage
  • 2 onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 carrot
  • butter
  • spices to taste
  1. Put corned beef in crock pot for 8 hours on low heat with garlic, pepper and enough water to just cover meat.
  2. About half an hour before beef is done, slice carrots, onion, garlic and cabbage.
  3. Saute onions, garlic and carrots in butter in large skillet until somewhat soft
  4. Add cabbage and spices and cook until soft. Add a little corned beef water from the crockpot if it starts to get dry.
  5. Serve the corned beef over the cabbage.

Ever made your own corned beef & cabbage before?

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