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Irish-Style Boiled Ham And Cabbage

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Rating: 4/5
2 reviews

ready in: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 93822
cook method: stovetop

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1 medium head cabbage
5 cloves garlic, peeled, whole
2 medium onions, peeled, quartered
6 carrots, peeled, cut into thirds
2 whole bay leaves
1 tablespoon whole peppercorns
5 medium potatoes
2 cubes beef or chicken broth concentrate (optional)
3 pounds ham, cut into strips or slices


Rinse and cut cabbage into wedges.

Transfer cabbage into large soup kettle along with garlic cloves, onions and carrots. Just cover vegetables with water; add bay leaves and peppercorns to soup kettle. Bring to boil, lower heat to low and allow to simmer for 1 hour.

Peel and quarter potatoes. Add to vegetables along with beef or chicken broth concentrate if desired. Simmer for 30 minutes more before adding ham.

Simmer for 10 minutes before serving ham and vegetables, coated with broth or not.

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886 calories, 37 grams fat, 71 grams carbohydrates, 69 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Makes a good meal!

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REVIEW: 4 star recipe rating
My wife and I made this with the
chicken bullion cube. Very easy to make and it as excellent

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