Slimming World's Pan Haggerty recipe

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Slimming World's Pan Haggerty is a hearty potato and onion cake made with cabbage and ham. It's a low-cost dinner

Pan Haggerty
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time55 mins
Total Time1 hours
Cost RangeCheap

This hearty potato and onion cake from the North East of England is an amazingly low-cost dinner – Slimming World’s version includes cabbage and tasty ham to make it a complete meal. This dish can be ready on the dinner table in 1hr. This recipe serves 4 people. Any leftovers can be kept in a Tupperware in the fridge for up to 2 days.

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  • 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ green cabbage, shredded
  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 2 onions, halved and finely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 225g lean ham, visible fat removed, diced
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper




  1. Cook the potatoes in a saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for about 10-12 minutes or until just tender, adding the cabbage for the last 4 minutes.
  2. Drain, return to the saucepan and leave to cool. Meanwhile, spray a large non-stick ovenproof frying pan with low calorie
  3. cooking spray and place over a low-medium heat. Add the onions and fry for 10 minutes, adding the garlic for the last 2 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C/Gas 4.
  5. Add the onions and garlic to the potatoes and cabbage in the saucepan and stir in the ham and eggs. Season and mix well.
  6. Spray the ovenproof frying pan with more low calorie cooking spray and spoon in the potato mixture, pressing down lightly. Fry for 5 minutes over a medium heat then transfer the frying pan to the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden.
Top Tip for making Slimming World's Pan Haggerty

This is delicious served hot with salad.

Slimming World

Slimming World is a weight management organisation that dates back from 1969. It holds thousands of weekly groups for members all over the UK influencing millions of people to eat healthier and manage their weight. From breakfast to lunch, from dinner to dessert, we’ve got lots of healthy and simple Slimming World recipes and ideas to keep you on track when it comes to taking part of the Slimming World plan.