New England Boiled Dinner

Nicole Parlette


My Mother is from Rhode Island where this is a very popular dish. She made this meal for our family every winter. I have carried on making it every winter as well. My son loves it! It's delicious and freezes very well for eating at a later date.


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30 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • one large
    pork roast
  • one large
    head of cabbage- quartered
  • 6 large
    carrots -chopped
  • 8 medium
    potates - any size - chopped
  • 2 large
    onions, yellow, chopped
  • 6 stalk(s)
    celery with leaves-chopped
  • ·
    pepper - to taste
  • ·
    season all salt - to taste
  • ·
    garlic powder - to taste

How to Make New England Boiled Dinner


  1. Place roast in crock pot or large pot on stove.
    Chop cabbage into quarters and place around roast.
    Chop carrots,celery,potatoes,and onions and put in pot.
  2. Fill pot with water about two (2) inches above roast and vegetables. You may need to add more water as it cooks.
    Add seasoning - tastes vary so add as much or little as you prefer.
  3. Cover pot with tight lid and let cook for 8 or 9 hours. If you are using a pot on the stove it will take only 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Meat will have all fallen off of the bone and cabbage and onions will have separated and dish will be like stew.

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About New England Boiled Dinner

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Portugese

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