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Instant Pot Cooked Corned Beef and Cabbage
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Corned Beef & Cabbage (Instant Pot or Slow Cooker)

Corned Beef, a tender, flavorful, and totally fun recipe for Corned Beef and Cabbage, cooked in an instant pot, or slow cooker. You only need about 5 minutes prep time to get everything ready for a delicious Irish meal of Corn Beef and Cabbage.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: cabbage, corned beef, instant pot
Servings: 8
Calories: 506kcal
Author: Rachael


Corned Beef

  • 3-4 pound Corned Beef Brisket
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 cups Beef Broth
  • Seasoning packet from corned beef
  • 3 Garlic Cloves peeled and whole
  • 15 whole peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion minced fine

The rest

  • 6 Red Potatoes rinsed and cut into bite sized pieces
  • 5 Carrots peeled and cut into 2-3 inch pieces
  • 1/2 and onion sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 head green Cabbage cut into 8 wedges


Instant Pot Instructions

  • Place corned beef in Instant Pot, fat side up
  • Add water, beef stock, seasonings, garlic, peppercorns, and onions.
  • Put lid on, and set to "sealed"
  • Use meat setting, or manual setting, and set to 60 minutes.
  • The display will turn to "ON" and after it is hot and pressure has increased it will start counting down.
  • When the time is up, wait for the pressure float to go down on it's own, or vent it, and remove lid.
  • Remove corned beef from pot, place on a plate and cover with foil, set aside.
  • To the liquid in the pot, add the potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, and salt, and put the cabbage on top of all of that.
  • Put lid on, set to sealed.
  • Press "Manual" and increase cooking time to 10 minutes on high pressure.
  • When finished, wait for pressure float to come down, or vent and remove lid.
  • Drain liquid off, and serve vegetables with sliced corned beef.
  • Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Instructions

  • Place all ingredients except the cabbage into a large (7 Qt) Slow Cooker, and cook on high for 4-5 hours.
  • Add cabbage on top and cook an additional hour.
  • Remove, drain off liquid and enjoy!


Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 2631mg | Potassium: 1614mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 6490IU | Vitamin C: 104.8mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4.8mg