15 Ham and Cabbage Recipes for Easy Dinners

Slow Cooker New England Boiled Dinner
Photo: Cara

Ham and cabbage make the perfect pair. What makes this dynamic duo so unstoppable? The two flavorful ingredients are as inexpensive as they are versatile. Use them together to make comforting soups and stews, satisfying casseroles, simple skillet meals, and so much more. In this collection of our best ham and cabbage recipes, you'll find quick and easy dinners that are sure to please everyone at your table.

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Skillet Ham, Cabbage and Potatoes

Skillet Ham, Cabbage and Potatoes
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This inexpensive ham and cabbage dinner comes together quickly in a skillet with fewer than 10 ingredients you probably already have on hand.

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Fabulous Colcannon (Mashed Potatoes and Cabbage)

colcannon with sausage
ladydi

If you've never tried colcannon, a filling Irish comfort food, it's time to remedy that ASAP. Ham, cabbage, and mashed potatoes come together beautifully in this twist on a classic.

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Hearty Harvest and Ham Stew

Hearty Harvest and Ham Stew
mary nj

This cozy ham and cabbage stew with potatoes, carrots, and greens will warm you up from the inside out. "All those healthy vegetables and a perfect spice combination result in a very satisfying stew that tastes even better the next day," raves reviewer kikadee.

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Slow Cooker New England Boiled Dinner

Slow Cooker New England Boiled Dinner
Cara

This easy slow cooker dinner comes together with just seven ingredients: ham, cabbage, carrots, red potatoes, garlic, chicken broth, and pearl onions.

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Korean Street Toast

Korean Street Toast on a grey plate
Chef John

"Crispy, grilled, buttery bread joins a slightly sweet, super savory vegetable-egg patty, smoky ham and melty cheese, and a ridiculous amount of mayo and ketchup for one of the most memorable sandwich experiences of my life," Chef John says of sandwich with carrots, Cheddar, ham, and cabbage.

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Scalloped Cabbage with Ham and Cheese

Scalloped Cabbage with Ham and Cheese
smalljcc

This scalloped ham and cabbage casserole is easy, cheesy, and oh-so satisfying. Reviewer DELTAQUEEN50 calls it "a real 'comfort' dinner on a cold winters' night."

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Grandmother's Polish Cabbage and Noodles

Grandmother's Polish Cabbage and Noodles
Rock_lobster

This grandma-approved ham and cabbage recipe is easy to make in under an hour with just a few ingredients, so it's the perfect last-minute dinner.

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Easter Ham Bone Soup

Easter Ham Bone Soup
Krystalla

Got leftover ham you need to use up? Try this creamy ham and cabbage soup with potatoes. "This soup came out incredibly delicious," says reviewer Eva. "I had a ham bone that I was saving in my freezer and it worked quite well with this recipe."

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Hearty Country Ham and Cabbage Soup

Hearty Country Ham and Cabbage Soup
Soup Loving Nicole

Country ham and cabbage are the stars of the show in this hearty soup. Recipe creator pjspring recommends leaving the potatoes unpeeled, as the nutrient-rich skin adds tons of flavor and texture.

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Poor Irish Soup

Poor Irish Soup
My Hot Southern Mess

This budget-friendly ham and cabbage soup — which is made using only chicken stock, a ham hock, shredded cabbage, and potatoes — is easy to customize to your taste, according to recipe creator SStephan.

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Sarma (Stuffed Cabbage)

Sarma (Stuffed Cabbage)
OTCLorraine

"For this satisfying dish, cabbage leaves are stuffed with a seasoned mixture of rice, ground beef, pork, and ham," recipe creator Bea Gassman says of this flavorful ham and cabbage meal. "They are then laid on a bed of sauerkraut and simmered to completion."

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Arroz de Braga (Portuguese Rice)

Arroz de Braga (Portuguese Rice)
ilkaisha

Ham, sausage, and chicken thighs are cooked with rice, cabbage, tomatoes, red bell pepper, spring onions, salt, and parsley in this one-pot dinner.

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Potsticker (Dumpling) Soup

Potsticker (Dumpling) Soup
Linda T

Here's another ham and cabbage soup you don't want to miss. "What a great idea to use pot stickers for a fast and delicious soup," says reviewer Sharyl.

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Lucky New Year's Black-Eyed Pea Stew

Lucky New Year's Black-Eyed Pea Stew
Rock_lobster

According to legend, it's good luck to eat this delicious black-eyed pea, ham, and cabbage stew on New Year's Day — but you'll want to eat it all year long.

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Bubble 'n' Squeak

Bubble 'n' Squeak
DHG

This kid-friendly ham and cabbage dish (with carrots, potatoes, and bacon) is a great way to use leftovers, according to recipe creator DOREENF.

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More Inspiration

Roasted Cabbage
Christina

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