A fast & easy prep meal, hearty and yummy, especially in cold weather. Peeling potatoes takes the longest; everything else is basically "toss in the pot." The cabbage adds a little something extra to the flavor. I've also made it without the ham and it's just as good.
Great stew, Sahara! Hubby loved it, too! One problem, I didn't have any ham so I made it with a smoked ham hock. One other problem--you didn't stipulate what size can the diced tomatoes should be. Since your recipe calls for red pepper flakes and Tabasco sauce, I decided I'd use the 28oz size can, instead a 14.5 oz. Turned out great! Thanks for sharing this recipe with us. "Joje"