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Slow Cooker Corned Beef

Slow Cooker Corned Beef - This recipe for slow cooker corned beef delivers a moist, tender, flavor-packed piece of beef. So easy you just dump, set, and cook!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time9 hrs
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time9 hrs 5 mins
Course: Beef, Dinner, Main
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: corned beef, slow cooker, St Patrick's Day
Servings: 6
Calories: 476kcal
Author: DSTR


  • 3 lbs corned beef brisket
  • 12 oz Guinness Stout
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper fresh ground


  • Place the corned beef brisket (fat side up), in the slow cooker. Sprinkle the seasoning packet ( comes in the corned beef package), garlic, bay leaves, and pepper over the meat. Rub the seasonings gently over the top.
  • Pour the Guinness and beef stock into the slow cooker. Not over the meat.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 9-10 hours.
  • Gently remove the corned beef from the slow cooker to a cutting board or platter and tent with aluminum foil for 15 minutes.
  • Slice against the grain and serve.


If you would like to add potatoes (quartered) and carrots (cut into 1" pieces) do so after the first three hours of cooking.
Cabbage can be added during the last two hours of cooking.
Nutrition facts will depend on what type of ingredients you use. This is just an estimate. We do our best to give you nutritional information as correct as possible. Please feel free to calculate for yourself.


Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 2840mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 61.5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 3.9mg