This is a recipe from one of our favorite Salt Lake chefs. We make this every year for St. Patrick's day. It is super easy, but you need to remember a day in advance. If you forget until that morning, just throw it in the slow cooker with the juices.
1, 3 to 5lb. corned beef
1 cup balsamic vinegar (optional)
8 small red potatoes, cleaned and peel removed from center strip only
salt and pepper to taste
3 large onions, sliced
1/4 cup olive oil
1 head greed cabbage, trimmed and cut into eighths
whole grain or spicy mustard
Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Remove corned beef from package and rinse well. Place in a roasting pan and cover 3/4 with hot water. Sprinkle with spice package that comes with corned beef, add balsamic vinegar, cover tightly and place in oven for 18 to 24 hours.
An hour and a half before serving prepare potatoes, cover with water and boil for about 30 minutes or until slightly tender. Remove from water, season with salt and pepper, and place uncovered in a baking dish in same oven with corned beef.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet, place onions in skillet and suate slowly until well caramelized, about 30 minutes.
Remove the corned beef from oven, pour off the excess liquid in the roasting pan into a large pot. Return the corned beef to the roasting pan, cover and return to oven. Place the cabbage in the liquid in the pot, cover and cook until tender, about 20 to 30 minutes.
When cabbage is done arrange the corned beef, potatoes, onions, and cabbage on a large platter and serve with the mustard.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Monday, March 9, 2009
I got this recipe from my aunt Debbilyn and is a staple at our house. The ingredient combo sounds weird at first, but is really good.
1 lb ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic
2 cups prepared spaghetti sauce
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
8 oz cooked pasta (penne, rotini, or gemelli)
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
Cook pasta - while cooking, in a large skillet cook onion and beef. Add garlic and saute 3 minutes. Stir in spaghetti sauce and spices. Simmer 10 minutes. Stir in cooked pasta and feta, heat 1-2 minutes. Serve immediatly. You can also layer the pasta, meat and feta on top.