Ellen Bales Recipe

TRADITIONAL HAM & CABBAGE

By Ellen Bales Starwriter


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
6-8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Ellen's Story

This is the dish, as far as I can remember, that my mother used to make on New Year's Day for good luck in the coming year.
Photo by: getcrocked.com

Ingredients

1 large
cabbage head
4-5 lb
boneless smoked ham
8 large
potatoes, peeled and quartered
6 medium
carrots, cubed
1 c
chopped celery
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 tsp
salt
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put all ingredients into a large, uncovered Dutch oven or soup pot with enough water to cover halfway. Turn heat to medium high and bring to a boil.
2
Turn the heat down to low, cover, and simmer for at least two hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cabbage, #ham, #good-luck

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7 Comments

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Ellen Bales Starwriter
Jan 2, 2015
I'm so glad to hear that, Sharon!
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Sharon Ditzel Sharon_Ditzel
Jan 2, 2015
It was very good!!
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Ellen Bales Starwriter
Jan 1, 2015
Thanks for pinching, Sharon, and I hope you enjoy it! AND I hope it brings you good fortune in the New Year!
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Sharon Ditzel Sharon_Ditzel
Jan 1, 2015
Just making it now it smells good!!
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Ellen Bales Starwriter
Nov 18, 2012
This is the way my mother made it, just plain and simple, nothing fancy about it. And we loved it! I hope you do too.