Pasta With Caramelized Onions, Cabbage and Smoked Ham

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

Wonderfully easy dish that tasted great. I'm not a ham fan but my family is. The ham actually gave the dish a great flavor along with the addition of beef broth in the last few minutes of cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add oil and onions to a skillet and saute until onions are dark brown, about 25 minutes.
  2. Add cabbage and ham and saute until cabbage wilts, about 8 mintues.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in heavy large pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to bite.
  4. Drain, return pasta to same pot.
  5. Add onion mixture and cheese to pasta.
  6. Toss over medium heat until warmed through, adding broth by 1/4 cupfuls to moisten if dry, about 4 minutes.
  7. Season pasta to taste with salt and pepper and serve.


Most Helpful

This is wonderful. Super cheap as well. I used prepackaged sliced turkey ham and added a dash of liquid smoke. I did not add the beef broth. For the pasta I used ziti. For our family this serves at least 6. I will definitely make this again.

Cookie16 November 12, 2008

I made this for dinner tonight and will make it many many more times. I used alot less oil and still carmelized the onions nicely. I also used whole wheat pasta but kept the rest of the recipe intact. This is a really good dish-Thanks

annroberts54 December 27, 2005

I thought this was a quick & easy meal to throw together! The flavor was wonderful! I would recommend using the beef broth just for added flavor (even if you don't really need the moisture). I used a smoked ham steak in place of regular smoked ham. . . just my preferrence. Thanks for the recipe!

irayd8u May 12, 2005

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