Slow Cooker Diabetic Corned Beef

4.75 from 4 votes

This Diabetic friendly Corned Beef recipe is super easy to make in your Slow Cooker. The perfect meal to celebrate St-Patrick’s Day.

slow cooker diabetic corned beef

Whether you celebrate St-Patrick’s Day or not, you must try this Diabetic Corned Beef recipe in your Slow Cooker. Not only is it super easy to make but since you only need one pot, fewer dishes to clean!

Corned beef in Slow Cooker with Vegetables

As you would expect, this awesome corned beef brisket recipe comes with all the fixings. Carrots, Potatoes and Cabbage.

And what I really love about this recipe is you only need 1 pot from start to finish! Which is awesome if you hate doing dishes like I do.

slow cooker diabetic corned beef
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Disclaimer for Diabetic Recipes

Managing your Diabetes from day to day varies from person to person based on several factors: type of diabetes, age, weight, etc.

As a general rule, your best choice will be foods lower in carbs, saturated fat, trans fat, added sugar and sodium. We recommend consulting with a Registered Dietitian about your specific situation.

slices of corned beef

The amount of Corned Beef I have listed on the recipe card is a suggestion. Locally I can only find them in 3-4 pounds weights. I’ve made this recipe with a 3 1/2 pound corned beef brisket (flat cut) without any issues.

You can add a few more veggies if you want. As long as everything fits in your slow cooker you are good to go! Just make sure the corned beef brisket has reached an internal temperature of 145°F.

slow cooker diabetic corned beef

Try to resist as much as possible the temptation to open the lid while it’s cooking as the slow cooker loses heat. By just opening the lid to stir the contents can make the internal temperature drop by 10°F to 15°F.

corned beef and cabbage

Corned Beef is basically a beef brisket. The brine is a mixture of spices and salt. There are several different cuts of Corned Beef Briskets but I usually use a flat cut when making this recipe. You can always use a point-cut corned beef for this recipe if that is what you prefer.

corned beef

You will need the following ingredients to make this Diabetic Corned Beef recipe in your Slow Cooker (see recipe card for quantities): Carrots, Celery, Ground Black Pepper, Water, Corned Beef, Yellow Onion, Head of Cabbage and Russet Potatoes.

  1. Place the carrots, celery, ground black pepper and water in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  2. Place the corned beef on top of the veggies. Cover the meat with the onions.
  3. Cover your slow cooker and cook on low 8-10 hours or on high 5-6 hours.
  4. Temporarily remove the corned beef from the slow cooker. Add the cabbage and potatoes pushing them to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  5. Return the corned beef to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours.
  6. Remove the corned beef. Let rest for 15 minutes then slice on the diagonal. Serve with the vegetables.

Printable Recipe Card

Slow Cooker Diabetic Corned Beef

Slow Cooker Diabetic Corned Beef

This Diabetic friendly Corned Beef recipe is super easy to make in your Slow Cooker. The perfect meal to celebrate St-Patrick's Day.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time8 hours
Total Time8 hours 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Author Rodney
Servings 6
Calories 439 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
 

  • 3 large Carrots, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup Celery, chopped
  • ½ tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 lb Corned Beef, trimmed of fat
  • 1 large Yellow Onion, cut into pieces
  • ½ half Head of Cabbage, cut into wedges
  • 4 medium Russet Potatoes, peeled and chunked

Instructions
 

  • Place the carrots, celery, ground black pepper and the water in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  • Place the corned beef on top of the veggies. Cover the meat with the onions.
  • Cover your slow cooker and cook on low 8-10 hours or on high 5-6 hours.
  • Temporarily remove the corned beef from the slow cooker. Add the cabbage and potatoes pushing them to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Return the corned beef to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours.
  • Remove the corned beef. Let rest for 15 minutes then slice on the diagonal. Serve with the vegetables.

Notes

→ The Corned Beef Brisket is ready when the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
→ Try to resist as much as possible the temptation to open the lid while it’s cooking as the slow cooker loses heat. By just opening the lid to stir the contents can make the internal temperature drop by 10°F to 15°F.

Nutrition

Calories: 439kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 26gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 1889mgPotassium: 1239mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 6093IUVitamin C: 53mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 4mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Marcie says:

    This Slow Cooker Diabetic Corned Beef is the best I have ever made. I love my slow cooker and try to make as many meals as I can in it. This recipe turned out perfectly. A keeper for sure.

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