Corned Beef Dinner

Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 corned beef brisket with spice packet (about 3 pounds), rinsed.
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and quartered
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 small head green cabbage, cut into 6 wedges and core removed

Directions

  • Place the brisket and contents of spice packet in a Dutch oven.
  • Add the peppercorns, bay leaves and enough water to cover; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 hours or until meat is almost tender.
  • Add potatoes, carrots and onion; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add cabbage, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Discard bay leaves and peppercorns.
  • Thinly slice the corned beef and serve with vegetables and horseradish or mustard if desired.
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