Sauce for Corned Beef Recipe -
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Sauce for Corned Beef

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"Don't let the mixture fool you. This sweet, tangy sauce has been in my family since my great grandma Murphy first passed on the recipe. It is a wonderful addition to your classic St. Patrick's Day Dinner. Pour over meat, cabbage and potatoes!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    1 min
  • COOK

    4 mins

    5 mins


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, mix together the ketchup, mint jelly, honey, red wine vinegar, and butter. Bring to a boil, then remove from the heat.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 17, 2006

Tangy & Delicious! We used this on our corned beef for St. Patrick's Day! Yum! Dying to try this with meatloaf!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 19, 2013

Too much of a ketchupy taste for me, didn't care for the combination of ingredients. I also tried it with lamb as well as with the corned beef and didn't like it with the lamb either.


12 Ratings

Mar 18, 2011

This sauce was great for our St. Patty's Day dinner. I didn't have any mint jelly so I substituted black cherry jam and it was wonderful and tangy!

Mar 17, 2011

Excellent sauce! I made the recipe just as printed, and it's great with the corned beef! Thank you for posting this one!

Mar 19, 2009

Very simple to throw together and my family loved it on our St. Patrick's day corned beef.

Mar 18, 2011

I just loved this & didn't think it could get any better! Kudos to Great Grandma Murphy! Being a mustard fan I took a small amount & stirred some in & it was like heaven! I will keep & use this often!

Jun 28, 2012

Very tasty....don't let the combination of ingredients fool family of five with three teenaged boys gave a BIG thumbs up.

Mar 16, 2014

reminds me of a sauce my childhood sweethearts mother Audrey use to make.


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  • Calories
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.3 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 710 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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