Slow Cooker Scottish Stovies2022-11-19
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 3:30 h
- Ready In: 3:40 h
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Saturated Fat1.9 g
Trans Fat0 g
Unsaturated Fat0.2 g
Slow cooker Scottish stovies. This slow-cooked dish has a taste of the Scottish highlands but is quick and easy.
What is Scottish Stovies?
Scottish Stovies is a traditional Scottish dish that is made with slow-cooking onion, potatoes, and beef or lamb in a saucepan.
Stovies can be eaten with a variety of condiments such as ketchup, brown sauce, or even just salt and pepper.
The dish has been around for centuries and it is believed to have originated from the Scots who would make it on the stovetop. It was then adapted to be cooked in a slow cooker which makes it easier for people today to make this dish at home.
Why is slow cooker cooking a great way to cook this dish?
Slow cookers are popular for their convenience and ability to cook a dish over a long period of time. This is important for dishes that need to simmer for a long period of time, like chili. Slow cooker cooking is also great because it allows the flavors to infuse in the dish and develop, which is not possible when cooking on the stovetop or oven.
When do you serve Scottish stovies?
Stovies are a traditional Scottish dish consisting of potatoes, onions, and meat.
The dish is traditionally served as a meal for breakfast or lunch.
Stovies can be served with ketchup or brown sauce.
Slow Cooker Scottish Stovies
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- 1 pound potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 medium white onion, peeled and diced
- 2 carrots, peeled and chunked
- 1 pound boneless lamb shoulder, diced
- 1 tablespoon tomato puree
- 2 teasoons chopped fresh parsley
- 1-1½ cups (250-375 ml) beef broth
Heat the butter in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add diced onion and saute, stirring occasionally, until golden. Remove cooked onion from the skillet and transfer it to a slow cooker.
Add the remianing ingredients to the cooker. Cover the pot and cook on a high-heat setting for 3-3½ hours, or until vegetables and meat are tender.