Irish Corned Beef Recipe

Irish Corned Beef Recipe

Corned beef has long been associated with St. Patricks Day, however contrary to popular belief, corned beef is not a traditional Irish Dish. The closest recipe that the Irish have for corned beef is called corned bacon. Corned beef is called so because of the method used in curing the beef. Beef is cured with corns of salt and not with corn grains, hence leading to this name.

Here we have an Irish corned beef recipe that is just perfect for St. Patricks day, this amazing Irish corned beef recipe uses beef brisket, potatoes and cabbage to make the most amazing corned beef recipe ever. Learn how to make this amazing Irish corned beef with potatoes and cabbage here.

Irish Corned Beef Recipe

Ingredients :

  • 3 lbs corned beef brisket
  • 2 ¬†large onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 large bay leaves
  • 7 cloves
  • 6 potatoes
  • 5 carrots
  • 1 cabbage


  • Take a large sauce pan, place the beef brisket in the pan, add enough water to cover the brisket.
  • Add sliced onions, minced garlic, cloves and bay leaves to the pan
  • Allow the brisket to simmer for 3 hours or till tender
  • Remove the brisket from the stock and place aside.
  • Add chopped potatoes and carrots to the pan and cook for 10 minutes
  • Add cabbage (cut into wedges) and cook or another 15-20 minutes
    Place corned beef in Dutch oven, and barely cover with hot water; add onion, garlic, cloves, and bay leaves. Cover and simmer (do not let boil)1 hour per pound of meat, or till fork tender. Remove meat from liquid; add potatoes and carrots. . Cover; bring to boiling and cook 10 minutes.
  • Place the brisket on a pan, add cooked vegetables and pour some stock over the brisket and place the pan in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and allow to cool a while before serving

This amazing traditional Irish corned beef recipe is just perfect to serve up for a St. Patricks day lunch or dinner.