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Corned Beef and Cabbage

a dish of corned beef and cabbage

Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or just craving a hearty meat and potatoes dinner, here’s a healthy corned beef and cabbage recipe that the whole family will love.

A generous helping of winter root vegetables makes for a satisfying dinner without an overload of fat. A delicious sour cream mustard sauce brings out the best flavors of the tender corned beef.

Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 355
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg
  • Sodium: 577mg
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 30g


Corned Beef

Mustard Sauce


Corned Beef

  1. Lightly coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  2. Sear the corned beef until browned on all sides. Remove from skillet and transfer to a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  3. Add the onions, carrots, parsnips, rutabaga, potatoes, parsley, bay leaves, and peppercorns, and 3 cups of water. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
  4. Add cabbage to the slow cooker and cook on high for 1 hour more.

Mustard Sauce

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