Scottish tattie soup

    1 hour 50 min

    This recipe was given to me by my mother in 1940. To this day, it is the best Scottish potato soup for me.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 2 leeks, white part only
    • 4 carrots
    • 1 small turnip
    • 6 large tatties (potatoes)
    • 1 ham shank or 2 ham stock cubes
    • 1/2 tablespoon salt, to taste

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr50min 

    1. Slice leeks, carrots and turnip and add to pot. Cut potatoes into small pieces and add to pot. Add ham shank.
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    3. Add water to cover all ingredients. Bring to the boil, then lower heat and simmer for 1 hour 30 minutes. Add boiling water if it becomes too thick. Stir occasionally to ensure it does not stick to bottom of pot. Add 1/2 tablespoon salt, or to taste, while cooking.
    4. 5 minutes before soup is ready remove ham shank. Serve soup with morning rolls or plain bread.

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    I added knorr chicken stock cubes and grated carrot to put in half hour before the end to give it some colour and thickness loved it thank you  -  08 Oct 2016