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How to make fresh ham / cabbage soup primal / paleo style

Boiled Dinner / Cabbage boil / dinner in a pot

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I guess this is a medium size.

I guess this is a medium size.

Cover with water. We used RO water.

Cover with water. We used RO water.

Salt to taste.

Salt to taste.

3 Whole chili peppers. (Optional)

3 Whole chili peppers. (Optional)

Bring to a boil and simmer until the meat falls off the bone.

Bring to a boil and simmer until the meat falls off the bone.

Turn occasionally.

Turn occasionally.

The meat pulled back from the bone. I started chopping at the fat and meat.  ~ 4 hours.

The meat pulled back from the bone. I started chopping at the fat and meat. ~ 4 hours.

Clean the meat from the bones.

Clean the meat from the bones.

Take the loose chiles out while you can find them.

Take the loose chiles out while you can find them.

We used a whole organic cabbage, bunch of carrots and two onions.

We used a whole organic cabbage, bunch of carrots and two onions.

Remove the outer leaves and stem, cut into 6 - 8 pieces.

Remove the outer leaves and stem, cut into 6 - 8 pieces.

Chop up onions and leave carrots in large chunks.  Simmer.

Chop up onions and leave carrots in large chunks. Simmer.

Hours later.

Hours later.

This is when to add a sweet potato.  We put some pepper in too.

This is when to add a sweet potato. We put some pepper in too.

Leave it in large chunks.  If you wast to add cinnamon stick, now is a good time. I put the additional chilies and cloves in a tea bag to find easy later. You could use cheesecloth tied up.

Leave it in large chunks. If you wast to add cinnamon stick, now is a good time. I put the additional chilies and cloves in a tea bag to find easy later. You could use cheesecloth tied up.

Takes 8 - 10hours, but worth the time. Yummmmm!

  • FreshHam
  • Water
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Sweet potatoe
  • Cinnamon stick (optional)
  • Chili Peppers (optional)
  • Cloves Crushed (optional)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste.