Grammie Bea's New England Boiled Dinner
265 mins (prep 25, cooking 240)
6 ingredients
8 servings
New England boiled dinner is often made with a smoked ham shoulder, and that's the way we always had it at my house growing up. The flavor is incredible and makes for a DELICIOUS meal! Some people like their vegetables firm and some like them soft and tender, so cook your veggies accordingly. The cooking time for this particular recipe is 4 hrs. for an 8 lb. ham, or 5 hrs. for a 10 lb. ham. Another way of cooking veggies is, wait until ham is cooked and removed from water, then cook your veggies in the water in the kettle to the desired doneness. Sometimes I use boneless ham and add turnip and beets, just like in the photo I posted. Yummy!!

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  • 1 (8 -10 lb) smoked ham, shoulder any size (i use an 8-10 lb. ham for this amount of vegetables and cook 4-5 hrs.)
  • 3 onions, peeled, and left whole
  • 1 -2 cabbage, each cut into 6 wedges
  • 8 large potatoes, peeled, and cut in half
  • 1 lb carrot, peeled, and cut in half


Serving Size (57.7 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 19.84 Calories from Fat 0.63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.07g 0.91%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.52%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 44.23mg 14.74%
Total Carbohydrate 4.67g 12.46%
Dietary Fiber 1.64 g 52.62%
Sugars 2.7 g %
Protein 0.36g 5.81%
Vitamin A 7818.93IU% Vitamin C 1.47mg%
Calcium 18.14mg% Iron 0.5mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients: