New England Boiled Dinner

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Just have to have this once in a while!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place meat in dutch oven.
  2. Add spices from pkg if desired.
  3. Add water to cover meat.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered 2 hours.
  5. Add all vegetables EXCEPT cabbage.
  6. Cover, return to boiling.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  8. Add cabbage.
  9. Cover; cook for 20 minutes more.
  10. Season with salt and pepper.


Most Helpful

This was the recipe I used for my St. Paddy's Day dinner on March 17/02, part of our Zaar "Go Irish - Go Green" cook-a-thon. The directions were clear and simple and, even though I had a smaller piece of corned beef, it all worked out great! I did steal an idea from one of Mirjam Dorn's recipes though, and added some apple juice and brown sugar to the water covering the beef. Inez, thanks for posting this; it really helped a corned-beef novice like me! I highly recommend this recipe to anyone who is unsure about cooking corned beef. Delicious ... I'll be making this again, for sure!

Lennie March 18, 2002

My mom used pork shoulder. I save the liquid and some carrots,little onion and the cabbage.refridgerate,add to soup pan and add 2 lg cans of whole tomatoes W/basil to liquid 1/2 link of kilbasa more cabbage and re heat. rough cut tomatoes. love it Gentleben

gentleben richards February 24, 2002

I am from Massachusetts and my family made this using smoked pork butt. It is absolutely yummy. I tried it this way and I can't decide which one I like best. Thank's for posting.

Gayann C. July 15, 2008

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