Scotish Stovie Toddies (Howdies)

Scotish Stovie Toddies (howdies) Recipe

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Carol Jesmer


My grandmother came to this country from Scotland and needed to improvise on this recipe. Rather than using mashed potatoes and chip beef she used crumbled ground beef. This is quick, easy and served with catsup on the top. I like to mash the potatoes and make it all mushy.


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about 4
25 Min
40 Min


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  • lb
    1 pound ground beef
  • medium
    4-5 peeled and diced potatoes
  • large
    2 large onions sliced into rings and separated
  • dash(es)
    a dash of worchester sauce
  • pinch
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    cover with water

How to Make Scotish Stovie Toddies (Howdies)


  1. Brown the ground beef. Peel and cube the potatoes and slice the onions.
  2. Add the potatoes and the ringed onions to the ground beef. Add salt and pepper and dashes of Worshcheste sauce. Cover with water. Cook until potatoes are fork tender and onion rings are mushy.
  3. Serve using a slotted spoon. Mash the potatoes up and top with ketchup. I serve with green beans and side salad.

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About Scotish Stovie Toddies (Howdies)

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #and, #Yummy, #on, #use, #up, #Top, #Mash, #catsup

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