Ham and Cabbage

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Put the ham bone into a large soup pot. Fill the pot about half full with water. Heat the water to a rolling boil so that any ham left on the bone will cook off. Add half of a medium onion...  chopped.

Boil for 45 minutes to an hour. Remove the bone and pull off any remaining ham with a fork. Discard the bone and put remaining ham back into the pot.

Add about 6 - quartered potatoes. I used red ones because that's what I had on hand. Cook until potatoes are tender... then add half a head of cabbage... chopped in large pieces... and a bag of frozen green beans.

Hubby likes a thicker broth so I sprinkle in some instant mashed potatoes. (great as a thickener for soups and stews).

Make sure you make enough for leftovers because it's always better the second day after the flavors mingle!...Enjoy!

{original post 01 / 09 / 2008}

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5 comments:

  1. Sounds so good!!! Love that header it is great!!!

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  2. Sounds good. Sort of like my boiled corned beef and cabbage dinner only using ham. I like the tip of using potato flakes to thicken the broth. I hope I can remember that one. YUM!

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  3. This is something that we would absolutely love. Ham. Cabbage. Great combination always. Thanks for linking up with What's On the Menu Wednesday.

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  4. Look so Good! My kind of meal!

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