A Twist on Tradition: Brussel Sprouts in Chris Brothers St. Paddy’s Day Corned Beef Dinner

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, many of us eagerly anticipate indulging in a hearty, traditional corned beef dinner. It’s a time-honored meal, rich in flavor and steeped in history. But this year, why not shake things up a bit? Instead of sticking to the usual script, let’s introduce a surprising twist to the classic recipe: Brussel sprouts.

At first glance, swapping out the customary corned beef accompaniment might seem like sacrilege. After all, what’s a St. Paddy’s Day feast without the tender, succulent slices of Chris Brothers corned beef? But trust me, once you try this innovative variation, you’ll wonder why you didn’t make the switch sooner.

Our Chris Brothers St. Paddy’s Day Corned Beef Dinner recipe stays true to tradition in all the right ways. We start with a foundation of quality ingredients, including the star of the show: Chris Brothers Beef brisket, soaked overnight to achieve the perfect balance of flavors. Then, we add fragrant peppercorns and bay leaves to infuse the meat with aromatic notes that will tantalize your taste buds.

But here’s where we diverge from the norm: instead of the usual cabbage, we’re incorporating Brussels sprouts into the mix. These little green gems bring a unique flavor and texture to the dish, complementing the savory richness of the corned beef with their subtle bitterness and satisfying crunch.

To prepare this innovative twist on a classic, simply follow our easy-to-follow recipe. Start by boiling the beef brisket until tender, then layering in the potatoes, turnip, carrots, and finally, the Brussels sprouts. Let everything simmer together until the flavors meld into a harmonious symphony of taste.

Once the cooking is done, assemble your masterpiece on a platter, arranging the sliced corned beef alongside the vibrant medley of vegetables. And don’t forget the finishing touches: a dollop of Chris Brothers Yellow Mustard, a generous pat of butter, and a sprinkle of freshly ground pepper.

With each bite, you’ll savor the familiar flavors of St. Patrick’s Day, elevated to new heights by the addition of Brussels sprouts. It’s a celebration of tradition and innovation, a feast for the senses that will leave you craving more.

So this year, as you gather with loved ones to commemorate St. Paddy’s Day, dare to think outside the box. Embrace the unexpected, and let Brussels sprouts take center stage in your Chris Brothers Corned Beef Dinner. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you.

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Corned Beef Dinner

  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


Units Scale
  • 3 lbs. Chris Brothers Beef brisket (Soaked overnight in water to desalt)
  • 2 tsp fresh peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 lbs. mini yellow potatoes
  • 2 lbs. Brussel sprouts
  • 1 turnip peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 4 carrots peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup beef concentrate






  1. Place the desalted beef brisket in a large pot, cover with cold water, bring to a boil, and cook for 1 hour.
  2. Drain the liquid and wash the pot to remove any salt residue.
  3. Return the beef to the pot. Add the peppercorns and bay leaves. Layer the potatoes, turnip, and carrots on top of the beef.
  4. Cover with water and beef concentrate and bring to a boil for 10 to 15 minutes then add your brussels sprout, reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Remove the pot from the heat, use a slotted spoon to remove the vegetables, and set aside.
  6. Remove the corned beef and slice it against the grain.
  7. Arrange the sliced beef and the vegetables on a platter.
  8. Discard the water, peppercorns, and bay leaves.


Note: Corned beef is commonly served with Chris Brothers Yellow Mustard, lots of butter and freshly ground pepper.

  • Category: entrees, beef, one dish, recipes

Keywords: Chris Brothers, Corned Beef, St. Patrick's Day, Dinner, Recipe, Brussels Sprouts, Irish Cuisine, Comfort Food, Traditional, Family Meal