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Bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak is named for the sounds the potatoes, and other vegetables, make when they hit the hot pan.


1 onion (large yellow onion, coarsely chopped)
2 c cabbage (leftover cabbage, shredded)
1⁄4 t salt
3 c pork (leftover cooked pork meat, chopped)
2 c potato (leftover potatoes, mashed, or leftover mash)
1⁄4 t marjoram (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a 12-inch skillet, it should be oven proof. Heat over a medium flame for 1 minutes. Saute the onions for 7 minutes, stirring frequently. The onions should be golden
  2. Mix in the cabbage, salt and marjoram along with the remaining oil, toss lightly, and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until the cabbage is wilted, 7 minutes.
  3. Stir in the meat and potatoes, and place into the oven.
  4. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
Total time
40 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
4 servings


To brown the top, place in your broiler for a few minutes.

If there are cooked vegetables - such as cabbage, carrot, or green beans - among your leftovers, through them into the pan, by all means. You can even make an all vegetables bubble and squeak. Baked or roasted potatoes, diced small, also work for this recipe.


North American cuisine

easy, pan fry
leftovers, meat, vegetables
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