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Fresh Pork Picnic with Vegetables


Potatoes, turnips, and cabbage make this pork boiled dinner a complete, hearty meal. The roast is braised with the vegetables, making a wonderful weekend family meal.

Cook Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Yield: Serves 4 to 6


  • fresh pork picnic
  • all purpose flour
  • seasoned salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shortening or vegetable oil
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut up
  • 4 large turnips, peeled, cut up
  • 1/2 medium cabbage, cut into 4 wedges


Rub fresh pork picnic shoulder roast with seasoned salt and pepper.
Melt shortening in a Dutch oven or large kettle over medium-high heat; brown pork shoulder roast on all sides. Add water, bay leaf, and garlic. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add potatoes and turnips. Cook for 15 minutes. Add cabbage wedges. Cook for another 20 minutes, or until cabbage is done. Arrange pork picnic shoulder roast and vegetables on a platter.
Recipe for fresh pork picnic shoulder serves 4.

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