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Dijon-Glazed Corned Beef
with Savory Cabbage and Red Potatoes

Dijon-Glazed Corned Beef with Savory Cabbage and Red PotatoesThis is no ordinary corned beef and cabbage recipe, this just might be the best corned beef and cabbage you'll ever eat! This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of niacin.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (3 1/2 to 4 pound) boneless corned beef brisket with seasoning packet*
6 cloves garlic, peeled
2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns
2 cups water
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup thinly sliced green onions, including white and green parts
1/2 cup horseradish
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (1 to 1 1/2-pound) head green cabbage, cored, cut into 6 wedges
1 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes, cut in half

Glaze:
2 tablespoons orange marmalade
2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard

Cooking Directions:

  1. Position oven racks in upper and lower thirds of oven. Heat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place corned beef brisket in roasting pan; sprinkle garlic, contents of seasoning packet and peppercorns around and over brisket. Add water; cover tightly with aluminum foil. Braise in upper third of 350°F (175°C) oven 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until brisket is fork-tender.
  3. Meanwhile, place butter, green onions, horseradish, ground pepper and salt in glass measuring cup. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until butter melts; mix well.
  4. Place cabbage wedges on 1 half of a baking sheet and potatoes on other half. Drizzle horseradish-butter mixture over vegetables, turning cabbage and tossing potatoes to coat. Cover with aluminum foil. Roast in lower third of 350°F (175°C) oven with brisket 55 minutes. Uncover vegetables; continue roasting 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender and begin to brown.
  5. For Glaze: Combine glaze ingredients in small bowl.
  6. Remove brisket from roasting pan; place on rack in broiler pan so surface of brisket is 3 to 4 inches from heat.
  7. Brush glaze over brisket; broil 2 to 3 minutes or until glaze is bubbly and beginning to brown.
  8. Carve brisket diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve brisket with and potatoes and cabbage.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

*If seasoning packet is not included with the corned beef, substitute 1 1/4 teaspoons pickling spice.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 568 calories; 34 g fat (16 g saturated fat; 12 g monounsaturated fat); 129 mg cholesterol; 1344 mg sodium; 44 g carbohydrate; 9.3 g fiber; 22 g protein; 2.9 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.1 mg iron; 29.7 mcg selenium; 4.4 mg zinc.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Beef, It's What's For Dinner©.