A Real Irish Boiled Dinner
1smoked pork shoulder
3 lbonions peeled and cut in half
5 lbcarrots, peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces
1large ruttabegga peeled and cut into large chunks
5 lbidaho potatoes peeled and cut in half
4 lbgrey corned beef
1large head of cabbage
How to Make A Real Irish Boiled Dinner
- In the biggest pot you have, add the smoke shoulder and corned beef.Fill with water to cover meat. On high heat bring the meat up to a boil. Then turn down to simmer for 2 hours. Add ruttabegga and cook for 45 minutes. Then add onions and carrots. Cook for twenty minutes. Then add cabbage. Cook cabbage for 15 minutes and add potatoes. Cook all until vegetables are soft and meat is tender. Add water when necessary to keep meat and vegetables covered.
Serve with mustard or malt vinegar.
- Place in multiple serving bowls: Slices of Pork shoulder, carrots, potatoes, cabbage wedges, corned beef, and onions. serve family style with crusty bread. Second day servings are even better when fried with bacon fat or butter!