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Corned Beef & Orange-Glazed Vegetables

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 3 hr.
Orange juice and brown sugar sweeten up this corned beef dinner.


  • 2- 1/2 to 3- 1/2 -pound boneless corned beef brisket
  • 1 lb carrots, sliced (1/2-inch)
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • Glaze:1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel


  • Place corned beef brisket in Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring just to a simmer; do not boil. Cover tightly and simmer 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 hours or until fork-tender.
  • Combine orange juice, sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in butter and orange peel.
  • Cook carrots in boiling water in medium saucepan 10 minutes. Add onion; continue cooking 5 minutes or until just tender. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • Remove brisket from water; trim fat. Place on rack in broiler pan so surface of beef is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Brush top of brisket with 2 tablespoons glaze. Broil 3 minutes or until glazed.
  • Pour remaining glaze over vegetables; cook over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until glazed. Carve brisket diagonally across the grain. Serve with vegetables.
  • Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 568
  Calories from Fat 330 (58%)
(55%)Total Fat 36g
(60%)Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
(43%)Cholesterol 128mg
(117%)Sodium 2817mg
(31%)Potassium 1091mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 19g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(69%)Protein 35g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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