Irish Ham Potato Cabbage Soup

Irish Ham Potato Cabbage Soup

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lesa smith


This is a favorite recipe from my childhood, one my family loves!


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30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2-2 lb
    cubed ham with broken ham bone
  • 4 1/2-5 qt
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken base
  • 4 stalk(s)
    chopped celery
  • 2-3 lb
    red potato chunks
  • 1 large
    head of cabbage chopped
  • 2 lb
    frozen cut green beans
  • 3/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 clove
  • ·
    salt to taste if needed

How to Make Irish Ham Potato Cabbage Soup


  1. Add water, ham, broken bone, base, and seasonings to large soup pot. Boil for 30-45 minutes to loosen ham bits and marrow from bone.
  2. Add celery, green beans and potatoes, boil til potatoes are tender.
  3. Add cabbage, and reduce heat, cooking until cabbage is tender crisp and a light translucent green.
  4. Serve with biscuits or bread.

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About Irish Ham Potato Cabbage Soup

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tags: For Kids Heirloom

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