Slow Cooked Corned Beef - Certified Hereford Beef

Slow Cooked Corned Beef

Forget hard work – throw this corned beef recipe together in the slow cooker and walk away! Corned Certified Hereford Beef comes to life in this delicious dish with carrots and cabbage.

Cook Time 7H
Protein 23g
Servings 8
Slow Cooked Corned Beef

Helpful Hereford Tips

When slow cooking beef, a low temperature for a longer period of time produces extremely tender beef with a rich flavor.

Nutritional Information




22% DV


36% DV


16% DV


16% DV


1 Corned Beef Brisket Boneless with seasoning packet (2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
3 ribs celery, cut into 3-inch pieces
2 medium onions, cut into quarters
2-1/2 cups water, divided
1 bottle (12 ounces) beer
1 pound green cabbage, cut into thin wedges
1 pound red-skinned potatoes, cut into 2-inch pieces
6 to 8 baby carrots, trimmed or 4 medium carrots, cut crosswise into thirds
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Red Currant-Mustard Sauce
1 jar (12 ounces) red currant jelly
3 tablespoons country Dijon-style mustard


  • Place celery and onions in 4-1/2- to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker; top with corned beef brisket. Sprinkle contents of seasoning packet over brisket. Add 2 cups water and beer. Cover and cook on HIGH 6 to 7 hours or on LOW 9 to 10 hours or until brisket is fork-tender. (No stirring is necessary during cooking.)
  • Meanwhile, place cabbage, potatoes and carrots in 2-1/2 quart microwave-safe dish; add remaining 1/2 cup water. Cover; microwave on HIGH 15 to 18 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring or rearranging once. Drain; remove and discard cores from cabbage wedges. Add butter; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Toss to coat; keep warm.
  • Prepare Red Currant-Mustard Sauce. Place jelly in medium microwave-safe bowl. Cover; microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until melted, stirring once. Whisk in mustard. Cover; microwave on HIGH 30 seconds. Stir; keep warm.
  • Remove brisket and carve diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve with vegetables and sauce. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

About Brisket Flat

The leaner portion from a whole brisket. Should be cooked slowly at low temperatures to maximize its tenderness. The traditional cut used for corned beef, or smoked for BBQ.

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