September 30, 2023

Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe


  • 3 pound corned beef brisket with spice packet
  • 10 small red potatoes
  • 5 carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 1 large head of cabbage, cut in small wedges
  • Optional: parsnip, onion
  • Optional: 6 ounces of Guiness added to water


  • Place corned beef in large pot and cover with water. Add spice packet. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer for 50 minutes per pound (or until tender).
  • Add potatoes (whole or cut), carrots, onion, and parsnip until vegetables are almost tender. Add cabbage and cook for 15 minutes. Remove meat and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Slice meat across the grain and serve hot.