For as long as I can remember, we've always had Corned Beef for St. Patrick's Day. I'm sure most of you have already made your St. Patrick's Day dinner, but you can always have a belated holiday dinner and be festive later in the week. Plus the leftovers make yummy sandwiches or corned beef hash. :)
Happy St. Patrick's Day!!
Homestyle Corned Beef
Source: My mom (not sure of the original source)
2 1/2 - 3 1/2 lbs. corned beef brisket
2 cups water
1/4 cup honey
1 Tbsp. Dijon-style mustard
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place corned beef brisket and water in Dutch oven; cover tightly and simmer in oven, 1 hour. Turn brisket over and continue cooking, covered, 1 1/2 - 2 hours or until meat is tender.
Remove brisket from cooking liquid and place, fat side up, on rack in broiler pan so surface of meat is 3-4 inches from heat. Combine honey and Dijon mustard, brush half the mixture over the top of brisket and broil 3 minutes. Brush with remaining mixture and continue broiling 2 minutes, or until brisket is glazed.
Makes 6-10 servings
- Simmer corned beef since boiling will make meat tough.
- Do not use seasoning packet that comes with the meat.