St. Patrick’s Day is once again here, meaning the time to sit down to a traditional and savory meal of corned beef and cabbage is once again upon us. However, if making this holiday staple has you a little freaked out, don’t worry—we have a fool-proof recipe for you that will make this as easy as finding something green. Here’s how to make corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day (via Delish.)

What You Need:

  • 3 lb. Corned Beef brisket with Spice Packet
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 4 Sprigs Thyme
  • ½ lb. Baby Potatoes, Quartered
  • 4 Medium Carrots, Cut into Quarters
  • 1 Small Head Green Cabbage, Cut into Wedges

How To Make It:

1. Place brisket in a large Dutch oven and cover with water. Add spice packet, bay leaves and thyme and place on medium-high heat.

2. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cook until tender, checking every 30 minutes and adding water if needed, until beef is tender, for about 3 hours.

3. Add potatoes and carrots and bring back up to a boil. Cook for 15 minutes.

4. Add cabbage and boil for 5 additional minutes.

5. Remove meat and drain vegetables. Let meat rest 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with vegetables.

Corned Beef And Cabbage
Follow an easy recipe to make Corned Beef and Cabbage for St. Patrick's Day. Flickr: John Pirate Johnny