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A traditional Scottish recipe which is easy to prepare and economical


Serves 4    Hot   Beef  Vegetables  Main Course  Eggless   Scotland  Britain  British  Europe




6 large Baking Potatoes, peeled and cubed (2.5cm/1 inch)

240ml/8fl.oz. Meat Stock

25g/1oz Butter

1 large Onion, roughly chopped 

350g/12oz Piece of Corned Beef, cut into cubes.

Salt and Pepper





1.  Place the potatoes and stock in a saucepan, bring to the boil, then reduce heat, partially cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.


2.  Meanwhile,  melt butter in a frying pan over medium high heat. Add the onions and sauté gently until soft and transparent. 


3. When potatoes are cooked, add the cooked onions, salt, pepper and corned beef.  Mix well and continue to cook for 10 minutes, or until thoroughly heated through. Serve hot.


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Serving Suggestions

Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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