Traditional Scotch Broth Soup Recipe

Scotch Broth

Made using fresh veg gifted from @thefreshfruitshop 🥕🧄🧅 & meat bought from @donald_butchers 🐮 get yourself down to Uddingston or order online for home delivery 😍⁣
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes
Cuisine Scottish
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 109 kcal



  • Measure broth mix and leave to soak overnight (or approx 6-8 hours in cold water), rinse out with water and drain ⁣
  • Put your piece of boiling beef into a large soup pot⁣
  • Prepare herbs/veggies: grate carrot, grate turnip, finely slice onions, finely slice leeks, cube peeled potato (small cubes) & roughly chop parsley⁣
  • Add herbs/veggies into soup pot with 6 x pints water ⁣
  • Bring to boil, and then turn down to a simmer – allow to simmer for 1 hour ⁣
  • After 1 hour, add your drained scotch broth mixture into soup pot, then simmer for a further 1-2 hours (2-3 hours total cook time)⁣
  • Remove boiling beef from pot, remove fat and shred the meat before adding back into pot of soup⁣
  • Skim any fat from top of pot if necessary ⁣
  • Season to taste & serve with fresh bread ☺️


Calories: 109kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 3gFat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 203mgPotassium: 517mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 5987IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Broth, Soup
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