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Corned beef with vegetable sides, cabbage, baby potatoes, celery, and carrots
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Corned Beef and Cabbage

White bowl of corned beef surrounded by baby potatoes, cabbage, celery, and carrots

Are you looking for a delicious corned beef and cabbage recipe for St. Patrick’s Day? This simple recipe includes everything you love about this old-fashioned meal, including the melt-in-your-mouth corned beef, crunchy cabbage, and generous amounts of potatoes. Don’t forget the tasty horseradish-breadcrumb topping to tie everything together.


1 (4-pound) cured corned beef brisket, trimmed

16 cups water

2 cups chopped onion

1 cup chopped celery

1 cup chopped carrot

1 ½ teaspoons pickling spice

3 garlic cloves, peeled

Cooking spray

1 tablespoon caraway seeds

1 (2 1/2-pound) head green cabbage, cored and cut into 1-inch strips

4 pounds small red potatoes, quartered

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 tsp butter

2 tsp grated lemon rind

2 tsp fresh lemon juice

⅛ Tsp black pepper

½ cup dry breadcrumbs

1 (5-ounce) jar prepared horseradish, drained and squeezed dry

3 tablespoons Dijon mustard


  1. Place corned beef in a large stockpot; add water and the next 5 ingredients (water through garlic). Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 3 hours. Remove brisket from the pot.
  2. Place corned beef on the rack of a broiler pan or roasting pan coated with cooking spray; place rack in pan. Strain cooking liquid through a colander into 2 large bowls; discard solids. Return liquid to the pot. Add caraway seeds and cabbage; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes. Drain.
  3. While cabbage is cooking, place potatoes in a large Dutch oven. Cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potatoes to pan. Stir in parsley, butter, rind, juice, and pepper; toss to coat.
  4. Preheat broiler.
  5. Combine breadcrumbs and horseradish. Spread mustard over one side of corned beef. Press breadcrumb mixture onto mustard. Broil for 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve corned beef with cabbage and potatoes.

Nutrition Facts:

321 calories

Fat 14.5g

 Saturated fat 4.6g

Mono fat 6.5g

Poly fat 0.8g

Protein 22.8g

Carbohydrates 27.6g

Fiber 10g

Cholesterol 86mg

 Iron 4.3mg

Sodium 927mg

Calcium 11mg

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