Stout Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Veggies


  • 1 ½ (12 fluid ounce) cans or bottles Irish stout beer (such as Guinness®), divided
  • 1 (4 pound) corned beef brisket
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 3sweet potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 head cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 2 large sweet onions, chopped
  • 6 large carrots, chopped
  • 3red potatoes, cut into chunks
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Pour 1 bottle Irish stout beer into a slow cooker.


  • Step 2

    Rinse corned beef brisket and pat dry. Rub with brown sugar, including the bottom, and gently place brisket into the slow cooker with the stout beer.

  • Step 3

    Arrange sweet potatoes, cabbage, onion, carrots, and red potatoes on and around the brisket in the slow cooker.

  • Step 4

    Pour remaining 1/2 bottle Irish stout beer on and around brisket and vegetables to moisten the brown sugar. Cover the cooker and cook on Low until corned beef is tender, 6 to 8 hours. Allow brisket to stand 5 minutes before slicing.

  • Tips

    Cook’s note:

    Discard corned beef brisket spice packet or save for another use.

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