Saute onion with ham or salt pork until onions are soft. Add both cans of black eyed peas with juices. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 - 45 minutes.
Brown ground beef. Mix in worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add one onion, bell pepper, and celery to beef just before browned and saute for about five minutes. Slice head of cabbage into quarters and separate leaves. Mix cabbage leaves in with beef and vegetables and cook on low heat until leaves are soft but still some what crisp.