Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage

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The best family recipes are usually ones that bring the family together while providing a nutritious and delicious meal. This offering from Judy can be included in your weekly family planner since it is a delicious family recipe. Corned beef and cabbage is one of Ireland’s best know meals. With a crockpot being the vessel to cook it this delicious family recipe should be included in your weekly family planner and possibly in your best family recipes folder as well.

This meal is cost efficient and since it is cooked in a crockpot you can load up the pot and slow cook it while you take care of other things on your daily agenda. Slow cookers are the go to cooking vessel when you are rushed for time but still want to make a delicious family meal that won’t kill your budget. Cabbage is fairly inexpensive and if you wait for the corn beef to go on sale you can also get it for a reasonable price and if you are not big on eating meat you can leave it out. Potatoes are in the recipe so you will feel filled up and as with most recipes always use them as a guide and an inspiration. Never feel that you must strictly adhere to the recipe since you might have different needs for your family and you might like more of a specific spice or less of it.

Cabbage and corned beef has been a traditional Irish dish going back to Medieval times and with its humble beginnings it is now known around the world and it has followed Irish Immigrants to each corner of the globe. It is always part of any St Patrick’s Day feast and you now can have a taste of the Emerald Isle in your own home thanks to Judy and her recipe. Cabbage is an old leafy treat that has been around for millennia and with the varied recipes it finds itself in we can expect to have it around for many more years and recipes to come.Cabbage is first believed to be domesticated around over 3,000 years ago by early Europeans and over time became very popular and by the early 16th century had become an integral part of many different recipes not only in Europe but across the pond in the New World with the early immigrants bringing it with them.

The hardheaded and most popular cabbage variety was mainly grown and produced in Northern Europe. The less popular, at the time, but now widely accepted softheaded, Savoy, was mostly found in Southern Europe. They were usually mostly boiled in the early days and used in many dishes as a mix with meats and potatoes as with this offering from Judy. Whether you include it in your slaw recipe or marry it with potatoes, meat and other veggies cabbage is always welcomed. Thanks to Judy of The Southern Lady Cooks Blog for this yummy Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe and bon apetit.**

Nutrition Facts for: Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage From The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients: Corned beef brisket, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, onion, bay leaves, minced garlic, chicken broth, beer, butter, water, black pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 648, Calories from Fat 297, Total Fat 33.0g 51%, Saturated Fat 14.8g 74%, Cholesterol 152mg 51%, Sodium 2329mg 97%, Potassium 1605mg 46%, Carbohydrates 47.0g 16%, Dietary Fiber 10.2g 41%, Sugars 10.9g, Protein 37.9g, Vitamin A 176%,Vitamin C 168%, Calcium 13%, Iron 79%

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