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Scouse (beef stew) recipe! healthy and easy, literally cost under a fiver

Scouse (Beef Stew) Recipe. A hearty and budget-friendly Scouse (beef stew) that's not only healthy and easy but also incredibly tasty. This recipe is sure to warm you up on a chilly day and can be easily customized to your preferences.


  • Potatoes, £1.50
  • Tin of carrots or fresh carrots, £0.45
  • 1 onion
  • Optional: Swede, if desired
  • Beef stock cubes
  • Diced beef, £1.50-£2.00
  • Crusty bread (tiger bread or any of your choice)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: Additional seasonings of your choice


  1. Peel and chop the potatoes into bite-sized chunks.
  2. If using fresh carrots, peel and slice them. If using tinned carrots, drain and set aside.
  3. Chop the onion and, if desired, the swede.
  4. In a large pot, combine the diced beef, chopped potatoes, carrots, onion, and swede (if using).
  5. Dissolve beef stock cubes in hot water and pour the broth over the ingredients in the pot until they are just covered.
  6. Season with salt, pepper, and any additional seasonings you prefer.
  7. Bring the pot to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Let it cook until the vegetables are tender and the beef is cooked through.
  8. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  9. Serve the Scouse hot with slices of crusty bread.

This simple and cost-effective recipe yields approximately 6-7 bowls and can be frozen for future meals. Enjoy the rich flavors of this comforting beef stew! 😊🍲🥖.

Scouse (beef stew)