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sliced corned beef on a plate

Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Beef
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 ½ lbs corned beef brisket with spice packet 
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium head of green cabbage, cored and cut into small wedges
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 275°F. 
  • Place carrots and onions on the bottom of a large Dutch oven, then put the corned beef on top. Arrange the cabbage wedges around the beef. 
  • Mix juice, water, sugar and pepper together. Sprinkle spice packet over the corned beef. Pour water mixture over the beef and cabbage. 
  • Cover and place in the oven. Cook 5 hours until the beef is tender.  Remove beef, slice, and serve with the vegetables. 


Recipe adapted from Sandra Lee