Slow Cooker Corned Beef-Style Brisket


Making corned beef from scratch means you control the ingredients, no chemicals means better eating. I cook mine with carrots and cabbage.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Additional Time:
1 day 8 hrs
Total Time:
1 day 16 hrs 20 mins
1 to 4 - pound brisket


  • 1 small onion, minced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 3 bay leaves, crumbled

  • 8 whole black peppercorns, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon pickling salt

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon celery seed

  • 1 (4 pound) beef brisket

  • 1 cup water

  • 4 carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks

  • ½ small head cabbage, sliced into strips


  1. Stir together the onion, garlic, mustard, vinegar, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt, parsley, and celery seed in a bowl. Cover, and refrigerate for 24 hours.

  2. Rub the brisket with the mixture, wrap tightly, and refrigerate overnight.

  3. To cook the brisket, place it into a slow cooker along with the water. Cover, and cook on low for 5 hours. Add the carrots, and cabbage, and continue cooking until the brisket is tender, about 3 hours more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

340 Calories
20g Fat
11g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 340
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 1348mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 20mg 100%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 483mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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