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New England Boiled Dinner

No recipe image available.Your basic New England boiled dinner of yesteryear -- beef brisket with potatoes, carrots, rutabaga, onion, cabbage and beets, seasoned only with salt and pepper.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (5 pound) brisket
9 potatoes
6 carrots
1 rutabaga
2 onions
1 cabbage, sliced
12 beets
Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place a brisket in a large kettle and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 3 hours. Add water as necessary to keep covered. When the brisket is tender, remove and keep warm in a 200°F (95°C) oven.
  2. Place peeled potatoes, peeled carrots, peeled rutabaga, and onions into the kettle and cook for 15 minutes. Add sliced cabbage and cook an additional 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook beets in a separate saucepan, about 20 minutes. Slip off the skins and add the beets to the kettle.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Makes 6 servings.