Corned Beef And Cabbage Stewed In Dark Beer

Try this delicious twist on an old Irish favorite for St. Patrick's Day.

March 16, 2016
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Serves: 8

1 ¼ lb sm red-skinned potatoes, halved
3 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 cloves garlic
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 bay leaf
3 pounds corned beef brisket
3 cups water
1 bottle (12 oz) dark beer
1 small green cabbage, cut into 8 wedges


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1. Combine potatoes, carrots, garlic, sugar, and bay leaf in large slow cooker. Put brisket on top of vegetables and add water and beer. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Add cabbage for last 1 ½ hours.

2. Remove beef fro slow cooker. Let rest, loosely covered, 5 to 10 minutes before slicing. Remove and discard bay leaf. Remove vegetables with slotted spoon and serve with corned beef.

3. Serve with grainy mustard or horseradish and rye bread.