Boiled Ribs and Cabbage

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Good Old home cooked comfort food


  1. Separate your ribs into single pieces (one bone per bite).
  2. Use a large stock pot half filled with water- and a pinch of salt-- bring the water to the boil and add the ribs.
  3. Allow the ribs to boil for approximately 30 minuts.
  4. Remove the ribs from the water using a slotted spoon- but reserve the water- set the ribs aside.
  5. Chop your cabbage in desired size.
  6. Boil the cabbage in the rib water for approximately 30 minutes or until desired tenderness is achieved.
  7. Return the ribs to the water mixing the cabbage and ribs together for approximately 10 minutes- just enough time to rewarm the ribs.
  8. Drain and salt and pepper to taste- use a generous amount of pepper- since there are NO other spices in this dish.
  9. Serve.


Most Helpful

My dad used to make bacon ribs and cabbage when I was younger. Unfortunately can't seem to find bacon ribs at any of our local Butchers.<br/>Found this recipe and forgot how easy it was. I added carrots to get more veg down us. <br/>Was yummy xxx <br/>Easy, cheap and a tummy filler xx

clairepurcell1979 September 10, 2013

Wonderful, easy, comfort food; I used brussels sprouts, cut in half long way, came out reat, even betteraw leftovers the next day...

Sandra McIntyre January 02, 2006

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