Slow-Cooked Corned Beef Dinner

St. Paddy’s Day specialty! This meat-and-potatoes meal needs only 20 minutes of preparation.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 12 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
medium carrots, cut into 1-inch-thick slices (3 cups)
4
medium potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (4 cups)
1
large onion, cut into thin wedges
1
corned beef brisket (2 to 2 1/2 lb)
5
to 6 cups water
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
6
whole cloves
1
dried bay leaf
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix carrots, potatoes and onion.
  • 2 If necessary, cut corned beef brisket to fit into slow cooker; place over vegetables. Add enough of the water to cover. If brisket is packaged with spice packet, add contents of spice packet and omit pepper, cloves and bay leaf. If not, add pepper, cloves and bay leaf.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low setting 10 to 12 hours.
  • 4 Remove and discard bay leaf. Remove brisket from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Cut brisket into thin slices. With slotted spoon, place vegetables in serving bowl.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    1240mg
    1240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    230%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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