Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

If you want an easy corned beef and cabbage recipe, look no further. This one-pot dish has it all, and any leftovers make great sandwiches.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place the corned beef, 1 teaspoon of the salt, pepper, bay leaf, and contents of the optional spice packet into a large pot along with 3 quarts of cold water.
  3. Step 3

    Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Turn down the heat to low and simmer for 2 1/2 hours.
  4. Step 4

    Add the remaining salt if needed, potatoes, carrots, onions, and celery. Simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Add the cabbage wedges and cook for another 30 minutes or until the potatoes and vegetables are tender.
  6. Step 6

    Remove from the pot and let rest for 10 minutes, loosely covered with aluminum foil. Remove the bay leaf and discard it.
  7. Step 7

    Slice the corned beef against the grain and serve in a bowl topped with cabbage, vegetables, and some of the cooking liquid. Accompany with dark bread and mustard on the side. Enjoy.