I don't know what it is about cabbage. I love it. It's so simple and it has a mellow flavor. What makes it so irresistible? Every time I watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie's mom says, "Cabbage Soup for dinner...again.." I think, "Jealous! I want Cabbage Soup!" A few weeks ago, on Saint Patrick's Day to be exact, Dan and I made a delicious Reuben Grilled Cheese Sandwich to share because we're festive like that. That sandwich reminded me of my love for cabbage. So guess what kind of streak I'm on now. Charlie's family would not want to feast with us.
In a large skillet, cook cabbage, onion, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper for 7-10 minutes, or until the cabbage is soft.
Add to a large slow cooker along with corned beef brisket (sprinkle the seasoning that comes with it RIGHT on top of that slab of meat), baby red potatoes, carrots, celery, chicken broth and water.
Cook on Low heat for 7-8 hours. Remove the brisket from the crockpot and cut it into bite-size pieces. This is a FATTY piece of meat, so take the time to remove and discard the fat before returning the meat to the crockpot. Your choppers will thank you for heeding this advice.
Cook for an additional 10 minutes or until meat is warmed through. Serve to cabbage-loving bellies!
What should I do with my cabbage today?