20 Best Canned Corned Beef Recipes: Plus useful storage tips

These canned corned beef recipes are the perfect way to try something new with a delicious pantry item. Use this collection of 20 amazing recipes for your next family dinner. So go ahead and stock up on this classic canned good.

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Canned Corned Beef Recipes

Canned corned beef is a popular canned meat made from beef brisket that has been cured and seasoned with a blend of spices. These spices typically include coriander, peppercorns, and cloves.

Corned beef can be enjoyed in sandwiches, stews, hash, and more. It has a long shelf life and is very versatile making it a convenient option for a quick dinner.

​Grab recipes for a hearty breakfast to an easy meal for dinner. These corn beef recipes are great for an easy weeknight meal.

Corned Beef FAQ

Does canned corned beef need to be cooked?

No! The brisket is cooked and ready to eat straight from the can. However, many people prefer it cooked because it improves the flavor and texture.

How long does it keep?

Unopened canned can be kept for 3-5 years!

How do you store corned beef after opening the can?

Refrigerate an opened can of tuna, in an airtight container, for 1-2 days.

Can you freeze corned beef?

Yes! Properly stored, it can last 2-3 months in the freezer.

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Each recipe idea will tell you:

If this is your first time visiting the site, you should know that I’m up for the challenge of helping you find a new favorite way to use canned meat. Each of these recipes will give you some information, so you can make the best choice for your family.

  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How much corned beef you will need
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)

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What to make with canned corned beef

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Ingredients that work well with a can of corned beef

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • potatoes
  • bell peppers
  • diced or green onions
  • eggs
  • cream cheese
  • swiss cheese
  • cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • white rice
  • tomato sauce and paste
  • beef broth
  • hot sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce

Recipes with Canned Corned Beef

Our goal is to help you find ideas that use the ingredients you already have in your pantry.

Each of these corned beef recipes will give you some helpful info so that you can pick the best dish for your family.

Check out the blogger that published each idea to use their ingredient list and tips.

Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc.

Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items

Simple Corned Beef Sandwich

Simply spread corned beef on your favorite bread, add some condiments, and veggies, and enjoy a tasty sandwich.

TYPE: Dinner
INGREDIENT COUNT: 3 Plus condiments
INGREDIENT TYPE: Simple ingredients you may have on hand.
TIME: 5 Minutes

Casserole with Potatoes

Layer corned beef, sliced potatoes, onions, and cheese in a baking dish, and bake until golden and bubbly.

TYPE: Dinner
INGREDIENT COUNT: 4 plus any seasonings you want to add.
INGREDIENT TYPE: Simple ingredients you may have on hand.
TIME: 30 Minutes

Soup with Beans

Combine corned beef, beans, vegetables, and broth to create a flavorful and comforting soup.

TYPE: Dinner
INGREDIENT COUNT: 4 plus any seasonings you want to add.
INGREDIENT TYPE: Simple ingredients you may have on hand.
TIME: 30 Minutes

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