Apple Glazed Corned Beef

4-5 lb corned beef

1/3 cup pickling spice

2 cloves garlic

1 onion quartered

1 bottle dark ale (optional)


1 jar apple jelly

3 tablespoons coarse grained mustard

2 tablespoons minced green onion

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon horseradish


Place corned beef in a large pot and cover with cold water. Add onion, pickling spice and ale. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 hours skimming fat off the surface occasionally. Combine all glaze ingredients together in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.

Drain corned beef and place in a baking dish. Brush with glaze and bake in a preheated 325 oven for 30-45 minutes.

Serve with an apple cabbage sauté.

Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large sauce pan. Add 4 cups of shredded cabbage and 1 granny smith apple, coarsely chopped to the pan and cook until almost tender, about 5 minutes. Add a dash of pepper, 1 cup apple juice and 1 teaspoon caraway seeds(optional) and stir to blend. Simmer uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes or until cooked through. Season with salt and pepper.

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