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Corned Beef and Cabbage
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A St. Patrick's Day staple.
  • CourseMain Dish
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 3 whole carrots, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 small yellow onion, cut into 1-inch wedges (root end left intact)
  • 1/2 lb small potatoes, halved if large
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • 3 lbs corned beef brisket
  • 1 Tbsp pickling spice
  • 1/2 head green cabbage, cut into 1/2" wedges
  • 1-4 tsps grainy mustard, for serving
  1. In a 5-to-6-quart slow cooker, place celery, carrots, onion, potatoes, and thyme.
  2. Place corned beef, fat side up, on top of vegetables and sprinkle with pickling spice; add enough water to almost cover meat (4 to 6 cups). Cover and cook on high until corned beef is tender, 4 1/4 hours (or 8 1/2 hours on low).
  3. Arrange cabbage over corned beef, cover, and continue cooking until cabbage is tender, 45 minutes (or 1 1/2 hours on low).
  4. Thinly slice corned beef against the grain and serve with vegetables, cooking liquid, and grainy mustard.
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