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Monday, March 17 2014

Mixed dried fruit, orange juice, molasses, and spices dress up plain-Jane corned beef with lively new flavor in this main-dish recipe.

Orange-Spiced Corned Beef with Dried Fruit
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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
  • 1    2 1/2 - 3 pound   corned beef brisket
  • 1    7 ounce package  mixed dried fruit
  • 1/2   cup   dried cranberries
  • 2    tablespoons   quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1/2   cup   orange juice
  • 1/2   cup   water
  • 1    tablespoon   mild-flavored molasses
  • 1/4   teaspoon   ground cinnamon
  • 1/8   teaspoon   ground nutmeg
Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. If a seasoning packet is present, discard it. Place meat in the cooker.
Cut any large pieces of mixed dried fruit into quarters. Sprinkle mixed dried fruit, dried cranberries, and tapioca over meat in cooker. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, the water, molasses, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Pour over mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
Remove meat from cooker. Thinly slice meat across the grain. Arrange meat slices on a serving platter. Spoon fruit mixture over meat. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 617, Fat, total (g) 36, chol. (mg) 185, sat. fat (g) 12, carb. (g) 38, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 35, sodium (mg) 2151, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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