Irish Corned Beef Brisket Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes


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


  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 remaining ingredients, reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Simmer approximately 2 to 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.

Recipe Yield: Serves 8

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 374
Fat: 11 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 1741 milligrams
Cholesterol: 103 milligrams
Protein: 49 grams
Carbohydrates: 15 grams

Recipe and photo appears courtesy of Cattlemen's Beef Promotion Board.