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New England Boiled Dinner Recipe

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This recipe for New England Boiled Dinner, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Yvonne Levesque
Added: Wednesday, February 18, 2009


1 (3 1/2 lb) corned beef brisket
6 small onions
4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
3 medium carrots, peeled and quartered
3 medium parsnips, peeled and chunked
2 medium rutabagas, peeled and cut in small chunks
1 small cabbage, cut in wedges

Place meat in dutch oven.
Add spices from package if desired.
Add water to cover meat.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered 2 hours.
Add all vegetables EXCEPT cabbage.
Cover, return to boiling.
Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
Add cabbage.
Cover; cook for 20 minutes more.
Season with pepper.




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