boiled dinner with ham hocks, grandma's

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

Grandma loved this boiled dinner with ham hocks. I use ham or corned beef when I make it but I want to post the original for the cookbook I am working on. If you like old fashioned ham hocks you might like this one.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For boiled dinner with ham hocks, grandma's

  • 6
    potatoes (peeled and quartered)
  • 6
    carrots (cut into 2 inch lengths)
  • 2
    onions, quartered
  • 1 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 3 lb
    ham hocks, corned beef, or ham
  • 2 tsp
    dill seed
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 qt
    beef broth
  • 1 lg
    cabbage quartered, and cut in half

How To Make boiled dinner with ham hocks, grandma's

  • 1
    In a 5 to 6 quart stock pot, combine potatoes, carrots, onion, and garlic. Place the meat on top of the vegetables; sprinkle with dill seed and pepper. Pour the broth over the all. Meat should be covered. Add water, if needed to raise level of liquid.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on simmer for 2-2 1/2 hours. Watch level of liquid while cooking to keep all ingredients in simmering liquid. Meat should be almost done, if so add cabbage. (Otherwise cook a bit longer before adding cabbage.) Cook 30-40 minutes more until meat and cabbage are done.

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