Corned Beef and Cabbage


Here's a slow cooker recipe for corned beef and cabbage, a St. Paddy's Day favorite. But why wait until March? The one-dish dinner recipe will taste great any time of year.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 hrs
Total Time:
10 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 3-4 pound corned beef brisket with spice packet*

  • ½ small head cabbage, cut into 3 wedges

  • 4 medium carrots, peeled, and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1 medium onion, quartered

  • 2 medium yellow potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces

  • ½ cup water


  1. Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut brisket to fit into a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle spices from packet evenly over meat; rub in with your fingers. Place cabbage, carrots, onion, and potatoes in the slow cooker. Pour water over vegetables. Top with brisket.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours. Transfer meat to a cutting board. Thinly slice against the grain. Serve vegetables with a slotted spoon. Makes 6 servings.

    Corned Beef and Cabbage
    Jason Donnelly


If your brisket doesn't come with a spice packet you can combine 2 Tbsp. mustard seeds; 2 Tbsp. coriander seeds; 1 Tbsp. black peppercorns; 1 Tbsp. whole allspice; 1 Tbsp. whole cloves; 8 whole cardamom pods; 2 cinnamon sticks, broken into pieces; 4 bay leaves, crumbled; 1 tsp. ground ginger; and 1 tsp. crushed red pepper (optional)

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

457 Calories
27g Fat
16g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 457
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 1543mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 72.6mg 363%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 867mg 18%
Folate, total 36.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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