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Luck of the Irish Corned Beef Brisket

Luck of the Irish Corned Beef Brisket


  • 1 (4-pound) Certified Angus Beef ® fresh corned beef brisket with seasoning packet
  • 3 quarts water
  • 2 onions, halved and stuck with 8 cloves each
  • 6 carrots, peeled and halved
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 12 coriander seeds
  • 12 peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 large head cabbage, cut into 8 wedges
  • 3 sprigs fresh parsley


  1. Place corned beef and seasoning packet in large heavy pot; add water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour.
  2. Add onions and carrots. Bring back to a boil and skim off fat.
  3. Add cinnamon stick, bay leaves, coriander seeds, peppercorns, cabbage and parsley; reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer approximately 4 hours until beef is tender. When brisket pierces easily, it is ready.
  4. Drain the water, place brisket on a platter and let stand about 10 minutes.
  5. Slice diagonally across the grain and serve with cabbage, carrots and onion.

Serves 8

Nutritional information: Calories: 374 Fat: 11 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 103 mg Carbohydrate: 15 g Dietary Fiber: 5 g Protein: 49 g Sodium: 1741 mg Iron: 39% of Daily Value

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Certified Angus Beef LLC

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