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Recipe: corned beef with apple-onion saute

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Corned beef with apple-onion saute serving suggestion

corned beef with apple-onion saute

This tasty combination of sautéed apples and onions is the perfect pairing for Corned Beef Brisket.


  • 1 Corned Beef Brisket Boneless with seasoning packet (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups apple cider or apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 medium onions, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, cut into 1/4 inch thickslices
  • 1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place Corned Beef Brisket in roasting pan; place coarsely chopped onion and garlic around brisket. Sprinkle contents of seasoning packet over brisket. Add 1-1/2 cups cider; cover tightly with aluminum foil. Braise in 350°F oven 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 hours or until brisket is fork-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare Apple-Onion Sauté. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion wedges; cook 13 to 15 minutes or until onions are lightly brown, stirring occasionally. Add apples, remaining 1 tablespoon butter, cider, brown sugar and thyme; cook and stir 6 to 8 minutes or until apples are crisp-tender.
  3. Carve brisket diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve with Apple-Onion Sauté.

Nutrition information per serving: 375 Calories; 22g Total Fat; 9g Saturated Fat; 9g Monounsaturated Fat; 98mg Cholesterol; 977mg Sodium; 28g Total carbohydrate; 16g Protein; 1.9mg Iron; 2.7mg Niacin; 0.3mg Vitamin B6; 1.4mcg Vitamin B12; 4mg Zinc; 28.3mcg Selenium; 2.6g Fiber.