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Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage - TSLC (2)

This recipe for corned beef and cabbage made in the crock pot is easy and good.  I did use a five quart crock pot.  You can use a smaller one and do about half the cabbage and vegetables.

3 to 4 pound corned beef brisket
5 carrots
5 potatoes, cut in chunks (I used regular potatoes and peeled them. You can use red potatoes or regular and leave the peelings on as well)
1 medium head cabbage, cut in wedges
1 medium onion, peeled and cut up
4 bay leaves
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
1 (12 ounce) can beer (If you don’t want to use alcohol, you could use near beer or just add extra chicken broth)
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup water
Seasoning packet that comes with brisket
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Put brisket in the bottom of the slow cooker and add potatoes, carrots, onion and cabbage on top.  Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over brisket and vegetables.  Cook on low 7 or 8 hours or high about 5 hours.  This makes a five quart crockpot about 3/4 full.  Serve with spicy mustard or horseradish and my Irish Soda Bread recipe here.   Enjoy!
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  1. I made corned beef and cabbage (not in the crockpot) last week when my grandson’s were here. I was putting it on the platter and the youngest grandson said, “Grandma, where’s the corn?” I told him there was no corn in it. He said, “You said we were having corn, beef and cabbage and you didn’t say anything about carrots, yuck!” LOL

  2. My husband is a recovering alcoholic and I hesitate to put alcohol of any kind in a dish…if I omitted the beer, would it drastically change the outcome of the dish???

  3. This looks so delicious. My corned beef never slices this nice; always just kind of falls apart! i am going to try your method/recipe and see how it goes 🙂 Happy St Paddy’s Day to y’all!

  4. Getting ready to put my corned beef, cabbage and other veggies on in the crockpot. Thanks for the gingerale tip – also don’t alcohol in cooking. Looking forward to this! Love ALL of the recipes on this site!

  5. Happy St. Patricks Day!! We are having – Corn beef and cabbage, with Irish soda bread.. Thank you for all the wonderful recipes.

  6. Thanks @Are Hall! I was wondering what to use in place of beer to still give it a kick—never thought of ginger ale! Can’t wait to try this recipe!

  7. My husband is from Somerset, Ky. I am so glad I found you on face book. I love cooking.

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  9. This is a lot like I do mine, except in place of broth/beer/water I use gingerale, enough to cover the ingredients. Oh and I leave my onion whole & stud it with cloves. “Cause I don’t like onion and it’s easy to fish it out if it’s whole.
    Thankyou so much for all your wonderful recipes!

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  11. Just finished corned beef and cabbage supper, complete with whole baby carrots, nice fresh whole onions and red potatoes, skin on and the most beautiful perfect head of cabbage. We always have seeded caraway rye bread and sweet butter.When cleaning up, I looked into the stew pot and thought, hmmm … cabbage soup.. Lots of tasty liquid and some veggie leftovers will make a base for soup after I add a few more veggies and “whatever”.

  12. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ll be celebrating with corned beef and cabbage as well.

  13. Great to see the influence of our little island spreading cross the globe, even if it is only for one day a year. Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Dublin, Ireland.

    • Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you, too, and thanks for the comment. I have a bit of Irish blood in me veins, too.

    • Irish blood in my veins too! Happy St. Patricks Day to both of you!!! Thanks for the recipe!!

    • Candy Parnell says:

      Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you & your family Conor. My fathers family was from Ireland, he has passed but my sister & I spent two weeks in your wonderful country three years ago. We stayed at The Conrad in Dublin. The Irish people are so warm & friendly, I love St. Stephens Green! We had a wonderful time & hope to return soon. My front porch is decorated for St. Patrick’s Day & we will be eating corned beef & cabbage!

    • James G Cowan says:

      Conor, I don’t wait for that one day a year to eat corned beef and cabbage. I love it, and enjoy it many times a year… and yes, am a little Irish too. About a year and a half late in posting, I see, but still wanted to reply to you. Have a great day…

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