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Orange-Spiced Corned Beef with Dried Fruit

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 15 mins Cook 8 hrs to 10 hrs  (low) or 4-5 hours (high)
Orange-Spiced Corned Beef with Dried Fruit
  • 1 2 1/2 - 3  pound  corned beef brisket
  • 1 7  ounce package  mixed dried fruit
  • 1/2  cup  dried cranberries
  • 2  tablespoons  quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/2  cup  orange juice
  • 1/2  cup  water
  • 1  tablespoon  mild-flavored molasses
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/8  teaspoon  ground nutmeg

1. Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. If a seasoning packet is present, discard it. Place meat in the cooker.

2. Cut any large pieces of mixed dried fruit into quarters. Sprinkle mixed dried fruit, dried cranberries, and tapioca over meat in cooker. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, the water, molasses, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour over mixture in cooker.

3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

4. Remove meat from cooker. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Arrange meat slices on a serving platter. Spoon fruit mixture over meat. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Orange-Spiced Corned Beef with Dried Fruit)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 617,
  • Fat, total (g) 36,
  • chol. (mg) 185,
  • sat. fat (g) 12,
  • carb. (g) 38,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 35,
  • sodium (mg) 2151,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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