Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week
Corned Beef and Cabbage

Ingredients:

2 medium yellow onions,

peeled 6 whole cloves

3 1/2 pound piece corned beef preferably bottom round

3 large carrots, peeled and cut into thirds

2 bay leaves

8 black peppercorns

1 medium head green cabbage

4-6 russet potatoes, peeled and halved

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Hot mustard (optional)

Directions:

Stud onions with cloves. Rinse corned beef in cold water to remove brine. Put beef in a large pot and add onions, carrots, bay leaves, peppercorns, and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 hours, skimming occasionally.Wash cabbage, remove core and any torn leaves, then cut into 6 wedges. Add cabbage and potatoes to beef, then cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 25 minutes.Transfer beef to a cutting board and cover with a plate weighted with heavy cans (weighting makes meat easier to slice). Transfer onions, carrots, cabbage, and potatoes to a platter. Remove cloves from onions. Strain cooking liquid, discarding bay leaves and peppercorns. Return liquid to pot and cook over high heat until reduced by one-third, 20-30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Return vegetables to stock and heat through for about 5 minutes. Remove plate and cans from meat and cut across the grain, in 1/4″-thick slices. Arrange beef and vegetables on warmed platter. Moisten with stock. Serve with additional stock and hot mustard if you like.

 

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