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Jigg’s Dinner

Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
2h
Yields
2 - 4 servings

Most Newfoundlanders would recommend serving with pickled beets, stuffing, gravy and buns.

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ingredients

½
lb(s) salt beef
¼
head cabbage, quartered
2
medium turnips
4
medium carrots, chopped in chunks
6
- 8 small potatoes, halved
1
cup yellow split peas
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directions

Step 1

Soak salt beef over night by covering the beef with cold water submerged by a few inches of water. The next day, discard the soaking water.

Step 2

Soak split peas over night with 3 cups of water.

Step 3

Place beef in a stock pot and fill with water.

Step 4

Drain split peas and place in a pudding bag, be sure to tie tight! (Alternatively, you can use cheese cloth instead of a pudding bag if unavailable).

Step 5

Boil both the beef and the peas for 1.25 hours.

Step 6

Add the quartered cabbage.

Step 7

10 minutes later, add the turnips and cabbage.

Step 8

10 minutes after that, add the potatoes.

Step 9

Remove the split peas and mash with approx. 1 Tbsp of butter and salt and pepper to taste.

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