How To Make Scottish Stovies At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Scottish stovies are a great dish to prepare whenever you feel hungry and I will be showing you its proper recipe today.

Scottish stovies are usually made from leftover scrap meat and onions and potatoes to avoid wastage. The term ‘stovies’ comes from the way the dish is cooked. The potatoes are stewed slowly, rather than boiled. The process of stewing is known in Scots as ‘to the stove. And having this Scottish recipe is a treat that you should definitely have.

For Scottish Stovies, you need to put butter and onions in a pan. Cook it and add swede, celery and carrots. Put meat and potatoes to the pot and bring it to boil. At the end, add corned beef and serve with crusty bread.

Scottish stovies are yummy and healthy as well. They are really easy to make and for making it you will have to follow the detailed procedure given ahead. But first, we will be starting with the ingredients requirement for the traditional Scottish stovies recipe.

Ingredients For Scottish Stovies

  • 1 Chopped Onion
  • 30gButter
  • 2 Peeled and Cut Carrots
  • ½ Peeled and Cut Swede
  • 500g Corned Beef
  • 1 Celery Stick
  • 500ml Lamb Stock
  • 700g Peeled and Cut Potatoes
  • 1 packet Crusty Bread

I think you all will get all these ingredients in your kitchen. Now, let’s have a look at the time required to make it.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Scottish Stovies?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
20 minutes1 hour 30 minutes1 hour 50 minutes

The recipe gets prepared in 1 hour 50 minutes and i am sure it is worth the wait due to the amazing taste. Now let’s check out the method for cooking.

Steps To Make Scottish Stovies

Scottish Stovies recipe
  1. Firstly, take a pan, put it on medium flame, add in the butter, and then add onions and cook them for 10 minutes.
  2. Now add in swede, celery and carrots and cook them for 6 minutes.
  3. Now stir the meat, potatoes and pour the stock and season properly and bring to a boil and lower down the heat.
  4. Now cover it and cook it for 1 hour and 30 minutes till the vegetables get soft.
  5. 20 minutes before cooking ends add in corned beef and then serve the dish with crusty bread.

These Scottish Stovies are a perfect sunday recipe that anyone can make at their home.

Nutritional Breakdown of Scottish Stovies

Carbohydrates 40g

How To Make Scottish Stovies At Home | Video

If you need some more help regarding this recipe, then here is a video that can help you. Watch it and make all your doubts clear and have a better recipe on your plate.

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Thanks for your time and I hope this will help you to make this Scottish Stovies at home. Do share your story or experience of making this meal and do comment down any suggestions or queries of yours in the comments box provided below. Till then have a great day and happy cooking!

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