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Corned Beef & Orange-Glazed Vegetables

Corned Beef & Orange-Glazed VegetablesFork-tender corned beef served with orange-glazed carrot slices and onion wedges.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (2 1/2 to 3 1/2-pound) boneless corned beef brisket
1 pound carrots, sliced (1/2-inch)
1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges

1/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place corned beef brisket in Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring just to a simmer; do not boil. Cover tightly and simmer 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours or until fork-tender.
  2. Combine orange juice, sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in butter and orange peel.
  3. Cook carrots in boiling water in medium saucepan 10 minutes. Add onion; continue cooking 5 minutes or until just tender. Drain; return to saucepan.
  4. Remove brisket from water; trim fat. Place on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4-inches from heat. Brush top of brisket with 2 tablespoons glaze. Broil 3 minutes or until glazed.
  5. Pour remaining glaze over vegetables; cook over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until glazed. Carve brisket diagonally across the grain. Serve with vegetables.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.