Scottish meals


Scottish recipes are meals from Scottish. These recipes are carefully selected for you and they are so perfect, easy, spicy, and a very healthy choice.

Scottish recipes will make you get into the Scottish spirit, they are filling meals with lots of comforting ingredients.

Scottish Recipes

The following are comforting Scottish meals with ingredients and methods of preparations.

Venison Carpaccio With Pickled Red Cabbage

Venison Carpaccio With Pickled Red Cabbage
Venison Carpaccio With Pickled Red Cabbage

Venison carpaccio with pickled red cabbage is a Scottish meal. Made with paper-thin slices of venison marinated with herbs and served with red cabbage salad. It tastes so great.


  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • watercress of leaves
  • 2 lemons, 1 juiced, 1 quartered
  • olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoon parmesan, finely grated

Red Cabbage

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 50g Marcona almonds, toasted and cut
  • 1 small red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 100ml red wine vinegar
  • 75g dark muscovado sugar
  • 1 stick cinnamon


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Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, put the venison in a sealable plastic bag with a little olive oil, thyme, rosemary, and garlic and some seasoning. Be sure the ingredients are well mixed by turning the bag around then chilling over night or all day.

Step 2: To make your red cabbage, bring the vinegar, cinnamon, sugar, bay leaf, and wine to simmer. Season this well and add the cabbage allowing to cook for about 2 minutes.

Step 3: Then, turn of the heat and allow to cool well. Then drain off the excess liquid and pull out the bay leaf and cinnamon. This will keep for a couple of days in the fridge. To serve bring it up to room temperature then sprinkle with your almonds.

Step 4: To finish up the venison, lift it out of the marinade and wipe it dry. Heat a pan and sear the outside of each piece of fillet. Do this once at a time until it gets browned all over. Wrap each piece tightly in clingfilm and put it in the freezer for 30 minutes to chill.

Step 5: Finely slice the venison and arrange it on the platter with some red cabbage and watercress. Sprinkle it with almonds. Whisk together some olive oil with the lemon juice to make a dressing then whisk in the parmesan vigorously. To serve, drizzle this over the carpaccio and serve with the extra wedges as desired. Enjoy.

Scottish Rumbledethumps

Scottish Rumbledethumps
Scottish Rumbledethumps

Scottish rumbledethumps is a very superb vegetarian side dish that is very affordable and tastes superb.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Total time: 55 minutes

Serving:  4 servings


  • 1 cup sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 head savoy or green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 4 cups diced potatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 large onions
  • 1 stick butter


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Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, preheat your oven at 400degrees. Then boil your potatoes in a medium saucepan until fork tender and drain out the water and put back into pan.

Step 2: Then mash your cooked potatoes and set aside. Melt your butter in large skillet and saute cabbage and onions until wilted, but not browned and then remove from heat.

Step 3: Add in half of the cheese and all the potatoes and stir until cheese is melted. Then add in your salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4: Put your mixture in a 2 quart casserole dish and sprinkle with your remaining cheese. Then cover this with lid or foil and bake for 30 minutes.

Step 5: Lastly, bake an additional 5 minutes uncovered until cheese on top gets golden and bubbly. Enjoy…



Haggies is a national dish of Scotland. Served with mashed potatoes  or rutabagas. It is packed with sheep’s pluck, and  seasoning cooked in the animal stomach.

Preparation time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Cook time: 6 hours

Rest hour: 8 hours

Total time: 7 hours, 30 minutes

Serving: 8 servings


  • 1 Ib oatmeal
  • 1 sheep’s stomach
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/2 Ib lamb kidney
  • 1/4 Ib suet
  • 3 onions, peeled
  • 2 ib sheep’s pluck, liver, lungs, and heart
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mace


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Method of Preparation

Step 1:  Firstly, wash your sheep’s stomach carefully, flip it over and gently scratch the inside of it. Soak this for 8 hours in cold salted water.

Step 2: Then wash off the sheep’s liver, lungs, fat, kidney, and heart, immerse in salted boiling water and cook slowly, covered for about 2 hours.

Step 3: Drain everything, remove all the cartilage and trachea, then chop finely with a knife or chopper. Then blanch your onions in a large pot with boiling water for about 10 minutes.

Step 4: Reserve the cooking water. Drain and chop the drained onions. Then in a skillet roast the oatmeal on low heat to make it crispy.

Step 5: Now mix all your ingredients of the recipe by gradually binding with a little reserved cooking water from the onions. And knead by head for about 5 minutes.

Step 6: Now introduce the stuffing into the sheep’s stomach to fill about 2/3. Remove all air and tie in the middle.

Step 7:  Then pierce the stomach several times using a thin needle so that it does not open or burst during cooking it.

Step 8:  Cook this covered and on over low heat for 3 hours 30 minutes in a large pot of boiling water. Then remove the strings.

Step 9:  To serve this, open the hot stomach and remove the stuffing, served on a plate accompanied by mashed potatoes or rutabagas and sprinkle with chopped parsley and black pepper.

Scottish Potato Pie

Scottish Potato Pie
Scottish Potato Pie

Scottish potato pie is simple to make and also tastes superb packed with lots of goodness.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 50 minutes

Total time: 65 minutes

Serving:  6 servings


  • 4 oz grated gruyere cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 ib red potatoes
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 ib bacon


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Method of Preparation

Step 1: Firstly, preheat your oven to 425 degrees.  Then butter a 9 inch pie dish, then arrange the bacon sliced on the bottom and sides of the dish. Making sure some of the slices overhang the edges of the dish slightly.

Step 2: Then peel and thinly slice your potatoes and rinse the potatoes slices and dry completely.

Step 3: Place 1/3 of the potato slices over the bacon in the dish. Then sprinkle 1/3 of the cheese over the potatoes and then sprinkle with pepper and salt to taste.

Step 4: Reheat this layers twice more. Fold the overhanging bacon on the top. Place in the oven and bake this for 50 minutes or until it gets done.

Step 5:  You can check by piercing fork on the potatoes to see if it gets tender. Allow it cool for 2 minutes before slicing. Then serve and enjoy.


Scottish recipes will take you back to Scottish spirit. These Scottish recipes are well selected filling and super delicious meals just for you. They are packed with lots of flavors and also easy to make when following the recipes. You can make amazing, super Scottish meals by following these recipes carefully.