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


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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


  • 1Place 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.
  • 2Fill 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.
  • 3Cover 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.
  • 4Meat 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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