New England Boiled Dinner

Stormy Stewart


I know traditionally it is done with corned beef but I prefer it this way. It is the last remaining thing I have a an ex who has passed on. Although he was a bit crazy he was a great cook. Here's to you Scotchy (Scott) your legacy lives on.

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way to many (party size or family reunion)
30 Min
3 Hr 30 Min


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ham shank
4-6 large
sweet potatoes cut into 4 inch chunks (they cook the fastest and so make them larger )
onions cut into half around middle
4-6 large
white potatoes cut into 3 inch slices or large chunks
rutabaga cut into 2-3 inch chunks
1 large
cabbage head or two smaller
1 pkg
baby carrots (the larger size pk)
bay leaves
garlic or two tablespoons diced from jar
chicken bouillon cubes (i use 12)
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning or a well rounded teaspoon

How to Make New England Boiled Dinner


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2Put all in a turkey roaster and fill with enough water to cover the veggies
  • 3Cook 3 1/2 hours or until the veggies are soft.
  • 4serve in a lipped plate with a little liquid.
  • 5To make the remainder soup

    Veggie Ham soup

    Simply chop the leftover ham into bite sized pieces and mash the veggies slightly in the liquid. Makes a lot and freezes well.

    For split pea soup

    Using the liquid only (reserve the rest)
    cook split peas in liquid until soft then add the ham cut into bite sized pieces and put in the veggies and mash with a potato masher until a size you like and reheat and serve

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About New England Boiled Dinner

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtag: #CROWD

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