Slow Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef is delicious and tender, my family loved it and yours will too. Your heart will beat like a fantastic drum to the rhythm of balanced aromas inviting you to the serving table as your eyes drink in the gentle whispers of this simple to make savory Corned Beef recipe. The serving trey is reminiscent of a rural cottage style main entree decorated with lovely earthen potatoes and carrots as large hunks of fresh glistening cabbage vent moisture into the air, inviting your fork to cut through their supple layers. Your families eyes will shine with anticipation as the Corned beef serving latter takes its natural place at the center of the dinner table with promises of soft, tender textures that tantalize the senses with the juicy meat. Dip this lovely corned beef in the provided sauce and you will find yourself elevated to a zen like relaxed pulsation of taste filled satisfaction.  This dish serves well with my Irish Bread recipe or a nice fresh slice of your local French bread. My family would not stop until the food was all gone and then unabashedly asked when I was going to make it again. So as a true cook that enjoys an empty serving trey; this dish is in my slow cooker right now so my family can have sandwiches or balanced meals as they please. 

Watch this video and follow the detailed instructions below to put a hearty satisfying rustic dish on the dinner table today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from the growing catalog of tasty menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. The meat from this recipe is so tender you can cut it with a fork. The potatoes and carrots are full of broth and herbal notes and the cabbage is so juicy your mouth will water with each bite. Leave a comment and let me know if you enjoyed this recipe or if you have any questions, as I love to talk about food. Have a safe rest of your week and see you again soon!

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Place corned beef in the cooker. Add water, spice seasoning (that came with the corned beef), onion, garlic, potatoes, carrots & bay leaves. Place lid on.

Slow cook on for 4 hours on high or for 8 hours on low.

Meanwhile, remove the cabbage core/stem and cut into 4 wedges. Discarded the core. After the time is up, add cabbage to the cooker (try to submerge in the water). Cover with lid.

Cook on high for 1 hour or low for 2 hours or until the cabbage & beef become fork tender.

In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients together and mix.

Season with salt & pepper to taste. Set aside until ready to serve.

Serve & Enjoy!

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Slow Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage

Savory Corned Beef so tender you can cut it with a fork.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Servings 6
Calories

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 3 ½ – 4 lbs corned beef brisket with spice packet
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cabbage
  • 5 small yukon gold potatoes
  • 5 medium size carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 bay leaves

Creamy Horseradish Sauce

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp prepared horseradish +/- adjust to your liking
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Clean, rinse and pat the corned beef dry with papper towel. Set aside. Remove the onion's outer dry layer and then cut into quarters. Clean and then cut the potatoes in half. Chop the carrots top and tips off then peel and slice in half. 
  • Place corned beef in the cooker. Add water, spice seasoning (that came with the corned beef), onion, garlic, potatoes, carrots & bay leaves. Place lid on.
  • Slow cook on for 4 hours on high or for 8 hours on low.
  • Meanwhile, remove the cabbage core/stem and cut into 4 wedges. Discarded the core. After the time is up, add cabbage to the cooker (try to submerge in the water). Cover with lid. Cook on high for 1 hour or low for 2 hours or until the cabbage & beef become fork tender.

Creamy Horseradish Sauce

  • In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients together and mix. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Set aside until ready to serve.

Serve & Enjoy!

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    Guinness Irish Beef Stew

    Time honored methods of cooking in a simple one pot style recipe is what this Guinness Irish Beef Stew brings to your stew pot. I used a Dutch Oven which is a heavy bottomed Pot with a tight fitting lid that can accommodate the various ingredients of an old-fashioned style homemade stew like this recipe.  The bacon suffuse tasty bits and delicious juices into the stew that can only be released through a proper well attended simmer. Each spoonful of this stew is full of delicious broth, meat and tender moist vegetables. A bowl of this stew will keep you full for hours which gives you that satisfied feeling that can only be attained from a well prepared quality meal. My family loves a good stew and this sweet comforting dish was an instant success at our dinner table.  Take the time to make this home cooked classic rustic Irish Stew today and feel the reward of a well-fed family.

    In reading the recipe and watching the video you will notice the multiple steps that come together to infuse the stew with richness and herbal notes. The sprightly fragrance from the vegetables that blend with the luscious notes of bacon, beer, broth and dang good braised beef will bring the hungry tummies to the table once you remove the lid.  Best served with Irish Bread and hot from the pot, this stew will become an Irish tradition in your home once you serve it the first time.  

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    In a large bowl: place beef, salt, pepper and mix.

    Heat the dutch oven or pot to medium-high. Place the sliced bacon in and cook for 10 minutes or until crispy. Transfer the bacon to a plate/bowl lined with paper towel to the drain grease. Do not discard grease.

    Place half of the beef in the dutch oven or pot and sear all sides for 3-5 minutes or until brown. Repeat this step with the other half of beef. Remove the beef and set aside.

    Place onion, garlic in the Dutch Oven or pot and cook for ~60 seconds or until fragrant.

    Add flour and stir constantly for 30 seconds.

    Add tomato paste and stir for a few seconds.

    Pour the Guinness beer in the dutch oven. Then deglaze the bottom of the pot to remove the bits. Bring the liquid to a boil.

    Return seared beef and bacon to the cooker.

    Add carrots, potatoes, celery, Worcestershire sauce, beef broth and mix.

    Add dried thyme, bay leaves and cover with a lid.

    Reduce the heat to low and cook for 2 hours or until the meat is tender (keep covered with the lid the entire time). Remove lid and discard bay leaves. Gently stir the stew with a ladle. Bring to a simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the liquid reduces to your liking. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

    Serve with crusty bread or Irish bread. Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy!

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    Guinness Irish Beef Stew

    Deliciously filling stew with an Irish spin.
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    Prep Time 10 mins
    Cook Time 2 hrs 35 mins
    Total Time 2 hrs 45 mins
    Course Main Course, Soup, Stew
    Cuisine Irish
    Servings 6
    Calories

    Ingredients
      

    • 2 ½ – 3 lbs chuck roast cut into 1 ½" x 1 ½" cubes
    • 2 lbs yukon gold potatoes peeled & cut into 1 ½" cubes
    • 8 oz bacon cut into 1" thick
    • 14.9 oz Guinness beer
    • 3 cups low-sodium or no-salt beef broth
    • 4 tbsp tomato paste
    • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 ½ tsp salt
    • 1 tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp dried thyme
    • 3 carrots cut into 1" long
    • 4 garlic cloves minced
    • 3 celery cut into 1" long
    • 1 onion chopped
    • 2 dried bay leaves

    Instructions
     

    • In a large bowl: place beef, salt, pepper and mix.
    • Heat the dutch oven or pot to medium-high. Place the sliced bacon in and cook for 10 minutes or until crispy. Transfer the bacon to a plate/bowl lined with paper towel to the drain grease. Do not discard grease. Place half of the beef in the dutch oven or pot and sear all sides for 3-5 minutes or until brown. Repeat this step with the other half of beef. Remove the beef and set aside.
    • Place onion, garlic in the Dutch Oven or pot and cook for ~60 seconds or until fragrant. Add flour and stir constantly for 30 seconds. Add tomato paste and stir for a few seconds. Pour the Guinness beer in the dutch oven. Then deglaze the bottom of the pot to remove the bits. Bring the liquid to a boil. Return seared beef and bacon to the cooker. Add carrots, potatoes, celery, Worcestershire sauce, beef broth and mix. Add dried thyme, bay leaves and cover with a lid.
    • Reduce the heat to low and cook for 2 hours or until the meat is tender (keep covered with the lid the entire time). Remove lid and discard bay leaves. Gently stir the stew with a ladle. Bring to a simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the liquid reduces to your liking. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

    Serve with crusty bread or Irish bread. Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy!

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      Notes

      Oven: Cover and bake at 320°F for 2½ hours. Remove from the oven and place the dutch oven on the stove top. Remove lid and bring to a simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the liquid reduces to your liking. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
      Slow Cooker: Follow all the steps above (reduce the beef broth to 2 cups instead of 3 cups). Place the ingredients in the cooker. Slow cook on low for 8 hours or 4 hours on high (until the beef is tender). Season with salt & pepper to taste.
      Instant Pot: Follow all the steps above (reduce the beef broth to 2 cups instead of 3 cups) except for the flour (this will cause a burn notice)Pressure cook on high for 40 minutes, followed by a 10 minutes natural release. Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid. In a small bowl: combine cornstarch (2 tbsp) with cold water (4 tbsp). Stir until the cornstarch has fully dissolved and add to the cooker. Set cooker back to saute-high. Pour the cornstarch mixture into the stew. Gently stir the stew with a ladle. Simmer until the liquid reduces to your liking. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
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      Guinness Irish Brown Bread

      Guinness Irish Bread has a simple farm house appeal that is hearty and delicious. Fresh from the oven with a heaping pat of Irish butter, a slice of this heavy bread washes down with a fabulous agrestic satisfaction. I enjoy the completeness of a table that features a fresh baked bread. This Irish Bread recipe captures the dark rich flavors of a Guinness Draught and puts them in a loaf of fresh filling bread that everyone in your home will enjoy. The simplicity of this recipe makes this bread that much more fun to make. Best enjoyed with a good stew like my Guinness Irish Beef stew, this bread is also fantastic covered in homemade preserves. My kids love to warm a slice of this bread, cover with a pat of butter and then add a gorgeous layer of my homemade peach preserve for a simple ready to go snack. 

      Watch the video and follow the simple instructions below to have this simple to make home style rustic bread ready to eat for your next food adventure. Like and share this or any of my recipes you may have enjoyed from my growing catalog of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all of my latest eatfoodlicious publications. This Irish Bread recipe features my husbands favorite stout but feel free to substitute with your preferred flavor.  Leave a comment and let me know how you prefer to enjoy your Irish Bread.  I hope you are enjoying each and every meal with the taste and quality you deserve.

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      Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease the loaf pan with softened butter or coat with cooking spray. In a large bowl: combine flour, salt, brown sugar, oats, baking powder and whisk.

      In a separate medium bowl: combine buttermilk, melted butter, molasses and whisk. Add beer and mix.

      Pour the contents of the medium bowl (wet mix) in the large bowl with the dry mixture. Whisk everything together until well combined.

      Pour the smooth batter into the loaf pan.

      Optional: sprinkle 1 tbsp of rolled oats on top of the batter.

      Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick placed in the center of the bread comes out clean.

      Spread Irish butter, jam/fruit preserves over the slices of bread or serve with Irish stew.

      Enjoy!

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      Guinness Irish Brown Bread

      Tasty hearty bread that goes great with anything.
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      Prep Time 5 mins
      Cook Time 45 mins
      Total Time 50 mins
      Course Baked Goods, Breakfast, Sides
      Cuisine Irish
      Servings 1 loaf
      Calories

      Equipment

      • Loaf Pan (9×5)

      Ingredients
        

      • 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour
      • 1 cup quick-cooking oats (McCann's Irish Oatmeal) not instant
      • 1 cup buttermilk room temperature
      • ½ cup brown sugar
      • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
      • 1 tbsp molasses
      • 4 tsp baking powder
      • 1 tsp salt
      • 12 oz Guinness extra stout beer room temperature
      • 1 tbsp rolled oats (for garnish) optional

      Instructions
       

      • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Grease the loaf pan with softened butter or coat with cooking spray.
      • In a large bowl: combine flour, salt, brown sugar, oats, baking powder and whisk.
      • In a separate medium bowl: combine buttermilk, melted butter, molasses and whisk. Add beer and mix.
      • Pour the contents of the medium bowl (wet mix) in the large bowl with the dry mixture. Whisk everything together until well combined. Pour the smooth batter into the loaf pan. Optional: sprinkle 1 tbsp of rolled oats on top of the batter.
      • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick placed in the center of the bread comes out clean.

      Spread Irish butter, jam/fruit preserves over the slices of bread or serve with Irish stew. Enjoy!

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        Shamrock Shake & Oreo Shamrock Shake

        Easy to make tasty treat that is perfect way to celebrate St. Patricks day with the family. Smooth peppermint flavored ice cream featuring the festive colors of a Shamrock inspired dessert. The kids will be more than happy to help make these tasty treats and is easy to clean up after. We love any reason to have a delicious reward and this recipe is simple and satisfying.

        Call the kids over and have them watch the video to see if anyone in the house is interested in a Shamrock shake. I prefer mine with the Oreos but feel free to substitute with what you have on hand of your favorite chocolate.

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        Shamrock Shake & Oreo Shamrock

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        Prep Time 5 mins
        Total Time 5 mins
        Course Dessert
        Cuisine American, Irish
        Servings 2
        Calories

        Equipment

        • Blender

        Ingredients
          

        Shamrock Shake

        • 3 cups Vanilla ice cream
        • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
        • ¼ cup milk
        • ¾ tsp peppermint extract
        • 7 drops green food color

        Shamrock Oreo Shake

        • 9 oreos
        • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
        • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
        • ¼ cup milk
        • ¾ tsp peppermint extract
        • 7 drops green food color

        Toppings

        • maraschino cherries
        • whip cream

        Instructions
         

        Shamrock Shake

        • Place ice cream, milk, heavy whipping cream, food color and peppermint extract in the blender.
        • Blend until smooth.

        Shamrock Oreo Shake

        • Place oreos, ice cream, milk, heavy whipping cream, food color and peppermint extract in the blender.
        • Blend until smooth.

        Pour the shakes into two glasses. Top with whipped cream and a cherry.

          Serve & Enjoy!

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