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Stovies Recipe

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Left over Beef diced up

4 large potatoes partially boiled and sliced

1 thinly sliced onion

1 tablespoon of dripping from the cooked beef

A wee bit of beef stock

Salt and Pepper


1. Add a wee bit of lard to a pot and gently cook the onions until soft. Add the beef (chicken/lamb can be used if preferred). Add salt and pepper

2. Cover with tattie slices and cover with the stock depending on how moist you prefer the meal. We add a wee bit and top up as required

3. Simmer on the hob for about an hour or cook in the oven at 190c
for about 50 minutes
4. Serve piping hot with oatcakes, beetroot and skirlie

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