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Slow Cooker Corned Beef

This Slow Cooker Corned Beef recipe comes together in just a few simple steps. Throw everything in your slow cooker before work, set it and be greeted home with the most incredible smells and fall-apart tender corned beef.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corned beef
Servings: 8
Calories: 567kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 pound corned beef with pickling spice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 6 cloves garlic peeled
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups water

Instructions

  • Prepare the brisket: Rinse the beef brisket with cold water and thoroughly pat dry. 
  • Cook the brisket: Place the corned beef in the slow cooker, fat side up. Add the rest of the ingredients to your slow cooker and pour 2 cups water over the beef. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Finish and serve: Carefully remove the beef from your slow cooker. Cover with foil and let it rest for 10-15 minutes. Slice and enjoy!

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Notes

  1. Store your leftover corned beef in an airtight container or freezer bag up to 3-4 days. Leftovers taste fantastic hot or cold! Reheat in the microwave in 30 second intervals until heated through. You can also let the slices heat up on a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Corned beef will also do well in the freezer. Wrap well with plastic and store in an airtight container for 2-3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge and enjoy cold or reheated.

Nutrition

Calories: 567kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 3456mg | Potassium: 851mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 37IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 5mg