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Corned Beef

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Beef brisket 10 Pound
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl mix salt, sugar and saltpeter.
2. Cube the meat in 5" chunks.
3. On a heavy brown paper keep the pieces of meat and rub each piece thoroughly with salt mixture.
4. Tightly pack into 2-gallon crock or enamel pan.
5. Sprinkle remaining salt mixture over the meat.
6. Keep a plate over it that covers it, fits tightly, and weighs it down.
7. After 7 days shift top pieces to bottom.
8. Refrigerate the crock for at least 24 days before using.

SERVING
9. Use the meat within 3 weeks. Wash well in cold water before cooking.
10. Reserve the unused meat in cure prepared diluting 1/2 its volume of boiling water.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 811 Calories from Fat 520

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.7%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g113.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 205.6 mg68.5%

Sodium 305.6 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 56 g111.4%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 1.8% Iron 28.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Corned Beef Recipe