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Slow Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef is incredibly juicy, tender and very flavorful.  Made with cabbage, potatoes and carrots for a well rounded meal.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Corned Beef, Slow Cooker Corned Beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 304 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 3-4 lbs corned beef brisket, plus pickling spice packet
  • 12 whole cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion peeled
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 lb carrots cleaned and tops trimmed
  • 1 lb baby potatoes cleaned
  • 1/2 head cabbage chopped
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


  1. Place corned beef brisket, fat side up, into a 6-qt slow cooker.
  2. Add the pickling spice tea usually comes with corned beef on top of the brisket.
  3. Minced 4 garlic cloves and add them to the slow cooker.
  4. Pierce the beef with a sharp knife, and stuff with 4 garlic cloves. Add the remaining 4 whole cloves to the slow cooker.
  5. Cut the peeled onion in 4 and add it to the crockpot.

  6. Add the bay leaves.
  7. Pour beef broth and the water over the brisket add more water as needed to lightly cover the brisket by about 1/2 inch.
  8. Cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours, until tender.

  9. If you want to add carrots and potatoes, add them to the slow cooker after the first 3-4 hours of cooking have passed. Cabbage is added during the last 2 hours of cooking.

  10. Thinly slice the corned beef against the grain.
  11. Garnish with parsley and serve with carrots and potatoes.
  12. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Corned Beef with Cabbage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 1471mg64%
Potassium 857mg24%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 9555IU191%
Vitamin C 48.7mg59%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.