Traditional Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage

"Traditional corned beef and cabbbage is the ultimate in comfort food and a boon for budget conscious families. Slowly simmered with spices, then served wih mustard and cabbage, this traditional Irish dish is perfect for those who want a tasty, comforting no-hassle meal."
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  • In a large stockpot, place corned beef with all the seasonings. Cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 2 hours. If not tender after 2 hours, keep checking at 15 minute intervals.
  • Remove corned beef, save broth for cabbage. Cut cabbage into wedges, place in a large pan, cover with broth from the beef and simmer until tender.
  • Keep cabbage warm in broth until needed.
  • Served corned beef with mustard and cabbage.

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  1. manushag
    Excellent and simple recipe. The pickling spice has all the flavor needed for this recipe, including cloves! I only add a few potatoes the last hour of cooking. Thanks for posting!
  2. MISS M.
    This is in no way shape or form traditional Irish corned beef
  3. Cluich
    Try adding 1/2 tsp. of ground cloves and a couple of bay leaves to the water.


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