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Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner image

Photo: Victor Prostasio

Yield

8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces beef, about 1 1/2 cups cabbage, and about 1 1/3 cups potatoes)

Corned beef and cabbage is, hands down, the most requested St. Patrick's Day recipe here at MyRecipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 (4-pound) cured corned beef brisket, trimmed
  • 16 cups water
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pickling spice
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 1 (2 1/2-pound) head green cabbage, cored and cut into 1-inch strips
  • 4 pounds small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 (5-ounce) jar prepared horseradish, drained and squeezed dry
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Nutrition Information

  • calories 321
  • caloriesfromfat 41 %
  • fat 14.5 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • monofat 6.5 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 22.8 g
  • carbohydrate 27.6 g
  • fiber 10 g
  • cholesterol 86 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 927 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place brisket in a large stockpot; add water and next 5 ingredients (water through garlic). Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 3 hours. Remove brisket from pot.

  2. Place brisket on the rack of a broiler pan or roasting pan coated with cooking spray; place rack in pan. Strain cooking liquid through a colander into 2 large bowls; discard solids. Return liquid to pot. Add caraway seeds and cabbage; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes. Drain.

  3. While cabbage is cooking, place potatoes in a large Dutch oven. Cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potatoes to pan. Stir in parsley, butter, rind, juice, and pepper; toss to coat.

  4. Preheat broiler.

  5. Combine breadcrumbs and horseradish. Spread mustard over one side of brisket. Press breadcrumb mixture onto mustard. Broil 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve brisket with cabbage and potatoes.