Friday, March 15, 2013

Blarney and Corned Beef Sandwiches

Hi Everyone,
Hope y'all are having a great Friday, and looking forward to the weekend and St.Patrick's Day.

Come on in the kitchen. I'm making corned beef sandwiches.  
Are you hungry?

The pub sign on the hutch is from a party we had a couple of years ago. I got out the green and gold necklaces to wear...

...so, grab a necklace or two, and I'll make you a corned beef sandwich. Let me show you what they look like...

...I made these the other day for lunch, and took a quick pic of them to show you.

They're easy to make using deli corned beef, cheese, cabbage, and a little onion . 
I used Swiss cheese on these, but a nice Irish cheddar would also be good.
This time I sauteed the cabbage instead of making slaw. 

Here's the "recipe". I hesitate to use that word since I rarely have a recipe for a lot of dishes...I just cook. :)

So,here's how I made them....

Thinly slice cabbage and a little green onion, saute them in a little butter, and season with sea salt. 
Add a couple of tablespoons of water, or Guinness :) . 
Put a lid on the pan and steam it for about 5 minutes, or until the cabbage and onion is tender. 

Take the lid off the pan, and continue cooking until the liquid has evaporated. 

While that's cooking, I make a Thousand Island Dressing.
Mix about a half  cup mayonnaise and a slightly less amount of catsup. Add a teaspoon of sweet pickle relish, and mix. 

When the cabbage is done, assemble the sandwich...

I used seedless rye and spread the Thousand Island Dressing on the bread. Put one slice of cheese on each piece of bread. Stack on the corned beef, and top with the cooked cabbage and the other slice of bread and cheese.

Grill on a griddle with butter, or on a panini press, and enjoy!


Happy St. Patrick's Day! Glad y'all stopped by.

Hugs, 
Babs

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23 comments:

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Babs, your St. Patrick's day decor is so pretty and fun; and the sandwiches look delicious! The majolica plates are prefect!

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Yum....I'll be. Right there!
:-)

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Looks like a great lunch! Happy St. Patty's Day Weekend:@)

Ron said...

Yum. Yum. Yummmmm! And I LOVE your dishes. xo

The French Hutch said...

Hi Babs, I'm hungry now! This corned beef sandwich looks delicious. A good idea for lunh tomorrow. Love the pub sign, looks great on the hutch.
Happy St. Patrick's Day.....

~Emily
The French HUtch

Debra @ Common Ground said...

oh my goodness, it looks fabulous!! I LOVE corned beef!

Sarah said...

Babs, I'm sitting here wishing I had one of these tasty sandwiches for dinner. This looks soooooo good!
Thanks for sharing how you made these. I'm going to pick up the ingredients this weekend and pull out the panini maker. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Sue said...

That sandwich looks awful good to me, Babs! I really like your Blarney pub sign- how come the Irish are known for that, anyway? LOL Hope we'll have some. Leftover corned beef from our boiled,dinner so I can create some sandwiches of our own. Erin Go Braugh!
Hugs, Sue

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Oh my goodness, wish I had one of those sandwichs, soo yummy and I'm drooling!! Hubby wants to make corn beef, he's a good cook. Love that pub sign..so cute! I used to love to go eat and have a drink when I was single in NY and in Queens there were great Irish pubs..had an Irish boyfriend or two, lol.. Happy St. Pat's weekend, lovely lady.
FABBY

Shelia said...

Hi Babs! Oh, that a pretty little hutch all dressed up for St. Partick's Day. Now I'd love to pop in and have a tasty looking bite of that delicious looking sandwich with you. You've probably already eaten it up haven't you? ;)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

Your St. Patrick's Day hutch is so pretty. The day after St. Patrick's Day is as yummy as the day after Thanksgiving! I love corned-beef sandwiches. Yours looked delicious!
Karen

Patricia Hinkel said...

Babs,
Oh my goodness my mouth is watering for one of those sandwiches. Thank you for sharing & Love the sign for St. Patrick's Day! Have a happy week-end.
Pat

Moni - Zuhaus at Home said...

Babs, that looks so good and tasty...thanks for sharing the recipe! Enjoy your weekend!

SavannahGranny said...

That sure looks better than those "green grits" I had this morning. I love corned beef but I am the only one in the family who does. This is a fantastic way for me to get my fix. I am pinning this to my favorite recipes.
Love the cabbage plates.
Happy St Patrick's Day, Ginger

Alycia Nichols said...

I refuse to be tempted. I refuse to be tempted. I refuse to be tempted! :-)

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Sue said...

Hi Babs...your sandwich looked delicious...I was suppose to be cooking my corned beef from tonight for lunch tomorrow....got lazy and it's still in the fridge...The Boss offered to take me out to eat tomorrow so the corned beef will have to wait until monday...

On Crooked Creek said...

Babs,
This sandwich sounds delicious!!!
Since we had corned beef and cabbage for dinner today, I have all the fixin's to make your sandwiches tomorrow!!! Thanks for "your recipe", dear friend!!!
Happy Saint Patrick's Day,to you!!!
Fondly,
Pat

Katherine Wolak said...

These sandwitches look DELICIOUS!!! Thank you for sharing how to make them! :D

Hugs,

Kathy Moreland said...

Your sandwiches look delicious! Pretty plates too!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

That looks very similar to our dinner last night :) It was so good! Love your sign.

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Ahh your sandwich looks amazing! I don't think there's a better sandwich than one with good corned beef. Of course I think the plate is wonderful too. :o) Have a good week Babs ~ Ann

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

Sounds wonderful. Now I am salivating for one!