Boiled Dinner

READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
Recipe by Small Town Cook

My mom always made this growing up. My family loves it now. The ham comes out fork tender. It is a great 1-pot meal.

Top Review by CIndytc

This was very good, I used two fresh ham steaks. Made for my three chefs.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 lbs ham, picnic
  • 6 potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 1 lb carrot, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 head cabbage, cut into quarters and core cut out
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered


  1. In a large stock pot put in ham and cover with water. Make sure there is lots of water as this will be boiling a long time.
  2. Heat on high until boiling, reduce to medium-high heat for a low boil. Boil 2 hours.
  3. Add potatoes, onions and carrots. Add more water if needed.
  4. Bring back to boil and boil 1 hour.
  5. Add cabbage.
  6. Boil 15 minutes.
  7. Scoop out onto platter and serve.

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