Bizarre Foods Monday: Broiled Ham Hock with Braised Cabbage

The 365 Dinner Project



  • 2 tablespoons dijon or whole grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon white or red wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pounds bone-in ham hocks
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 1 large carrot, roughly chopped
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 pound savoy or white cabbage, finely sliced (about 1/2 large head)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  1. Combine mustard and vinegar in a small sealable container. Add 1/2 cup olive oil. Seal container and shake vigorously to emulsify. Season to taste with salt and pepper then set aside.
  2. Add ham hocks, onion, celery, carrot, parsley, and bay leaves to a large saucepan. Cover with water by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce to a bare simmer, cover, and cook until hocks are completely tender, about 3 hours. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Heat…

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~ by accordingtoleanne on July 5, 2015.

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