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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Crocked Corned Beef

Are you planning a corned beef dinner for St. Patrick's Day?

Ours is cooking away in the crock pot now and will be brought to friends, Marty & Bob, for dinner later today. 

Grenville made Irish soda bread and will share that recipe later.

Crock Pot Corned Beef
(ingredients for 4-6 servings)

  • 3-4 lbs. corned beef brisket
  • 2 stalks celery, cut up
  • 3-4 carrots cut into 3-inch pieces OR small bag of peeled carrots
  • 4-5 small potatoes, quartered (we use red)
  • 1 can Guinness (Grenville's choice)
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 1 small cabbage, cut in wedges
How to prepare in 15 minutes:
  1. Place vegetables in bottom of crock pot.
  2. Trim some excess fat from corned beef, if desired, then place (fat side up) on top of vegetables.
  3. Pour beer on top.
  4. Ass pickling spices from corned beef package.
  5. Add water to cover all.
  6. Cover and cook on LOW 8-1/2-10 hours or HIGH 5-6 until corned beef is tender.

We cooked the cabbage separately (there was not enough room in the crock pot) then added to the other ingredients. Serve with vegetables, grainy or horseradish mustard, and some of cooking juices.

BĂ­odh am iontach agat.
(Have a great time . . . Happy St. Patrick's Day to All)

10 comments:

Charlotte Wilson said...

Oh yummy! I love corned beef and cabbage and so does Jim. I will have to wait and have mine after lent. Am saving your recipe. And am looking forward to Pat's soda bread. Oh, that is Pat's day too....St. Patrick's Day!

A Quiet Corner said...

Yuck...to corned beef...but I'll take the rest of it!!!!...:)JP

Sandra said...

the only corn beef i have eaten is out of the can and i love it but has been many years since i had it. i don't cook for regular days, so nothing on a holiday for sure. i think i smell yours

LONDONLULU said...

Oh my, looking delish, and with Guinness too! I really really need to get ('crockin' and buy) a crockpot one day! :)

DeniseinVA said...

Great looking recipe! I'm making a version tomorrow also, along with Irish Soda Bread.

Catherine said...

Makes me want to come by and have a bite! Happy St. Patrick's Day :)

Anvilcloud said...

"Are you planning a corned beef dinner for St. Patrick's Day?"

Absolutely freakin not. :)

William Kendall said...

It's a delicious recipe!

Out on the prairie said...

Had leftovers last night

Pat Ball Morrison said...

Have never used the crock pot for corned beef, I stick to the traditional boiled pot dinner. But all our left overs are now gone it is a dinner we both enjoy. Incidentally need to replace our crock pot and am wondering with which brand. Put a Facebook request and have suggestions from there. . I don't want anything too big for the 2 of us and that seems to be a complicating factor. I don't use the crock pot near as much these days as I used to when working back when.

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