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Corned beef and cabbage Soup

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup
Servings: 5 • Serving Size: 1 3/4 cup • Old Points: 6 pt • Points+: 7 pt
Calories: 281 • Fat: 12 g • Protein: 14 g • Carb: 31.6 g • Fiber: 7 g • Sugar: 3.6 g
Sodium: 782 mg


2 tsp olive oil
2 leeks, chopped (whites and light green only)
2 cloves garlic
3 medium carrots, chopped
1 yellow pepper, chopped
1 lb lean corned beef brisket (yields 9 oz cooked)
6 cups of water
2 bay leaves
1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
1 small head cabbage, cored and chopped
1 large potato, peeled and cubed
fresh pepper to taste

In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium low heat. Add leeks and sauté until soft, about 4-5 minutes; add garlic, carrots and yellow pepper and sauté about 2-3 minutes

Add corned beef, peppercorns or seasoning packet that comes with the corned beef, bay leaves, parsley and water; cover and bring to a boil. Simmer covered on low heat for 3 hours, until the meat becomes tender

Remove the corned beef, set it on a cutting board and shred with a fork. Return it to the pot then add the cabbage and potatoes, taste for salt and pepper and adjust as needed. Cook until the potatoes and cabbage are tender, about 45 more minute

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
KPETSCHE 3/18/2014 1:49AM

    Just wanted to thank you for the recipe, Chris. I started it on Sunday and finished it up yesterday for St. Paddy's Day and it was really good. I might tweak it a little to give it more flavor but my family really enjoyed it.

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TINY67 3/8/2014 9:26AM

    emoticon Gotta try this one.

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DEBSZOO74 3/8/2014 2:00AM

    Yummy! Skinnytaste has some great recipes! emoticon

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PATTYCAKE17 3/7/2014 2:43PM

    What a great idea for the day after St. Patty's day. I think I'll be keeping some of the left overs at my house this year!! emoticon

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ARTJAC 3/6/2014 11:07PM

    emoticon YUMMY

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KPETSCHE 3/6/2014 6:17PM

    Thanks Chris! Looks yummy - I'm going to give it a try soon.

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1CRAZYDOG 3/6/2014 5:54PM

    Wonderful recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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BAMAJAM2 3/6/2014 2:34PM

  This looks delicious, and I want a bowl right now...
Thank you!

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THEEXERCISER 3/6/2014 2:23PM


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BRENDAB49 3/6/2014 2:16PM

    I am going to try this one my husband loves cabbage. I like the beef so together we should enjoy this. emoticon

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GINNABOOTS 3/6/2014 1:32PM

    Looks so good, I love cabbage so I may have to try that one.

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SANDRALEET 3/6/2014 1:23PM

    Looks good emoticon

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PEGGY-BEE 3/6/2014 12:55PM

    Never thought of this, looks so GOOD

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JANROLG 3/6/2014 12:33PM

    Looks yummy!

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