Slow Cooker Old-World Corned Beef and Vegetables

Slow_Cooker_Old-World_Corned_Beef_and_Vegetables

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds medium new potatoes, (about 8), cut in hal
  • 2 cups baby-cut carrots
  • 1 cup frozen small whole onions, thawed
  • 1 corned beef brisket (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Prep time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 9 hr 0 min
  • Servings: 10
  • Difficulty: easy

Directions

Mix potatoes, carrots and onions in 4- to 6-quart slow cooker.

Thoroughly rinse corned beef; discard seasoning packet. Place beef on vegetables; sprinkle with pepper. Mix 1/2 cup water and the Worcestershire sauce; pour over beef.

Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until beef and vegetables are tender.

Remove beef and vegetables from slow cooker; cover to keep warm. Pour juices from slow cooker into 1-quart saucepan; heat to boiling. Mix cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into juices. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce has thickened. Serve sauce with beef and vegetables. 

Note: This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

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