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corned beef and cabbage on the side

Corned Beef and Cabbage – Jamaican Style

This quick and easy Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe, Jamaican style, is our go to recipe for busy weeknights. It’s a flavorful and quick traditional recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Caribbean
Keyword jamaican corned beef and cabbage, jamaican style corned beef and cabbage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 89kcal
Author Tanya


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium sized cabbage shredded
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 12 oz tin of corned beef
  • 2 Roma tomatoes chopped
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon scotch bonnet pepper sauce optional
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat 1 TBSP of olive oil in a skillet or dutch pot over medium high heat. Add onion and green pepper and sauté for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add shredded cabbage and stir. Cook for about about 3-5 minutes, stirring often until softened.
  • Add corned beef, roma tomatoes, thyme and stir. Add ketchup and scotch bonnet pepper sauce and stir. Reduce heat and cook on medium for about 3-5 minutes., until the corned beef is heated through.
  • Serve with white rice, bread, or on its own.


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 526IU | Vitamin C: 74mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1mg