Burns Night recipe: Haggis Flan With Ricotta Cheese & Beetroot

Published Friday, Jan 24 2014, 06:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
We're waving goodbye to January by celebrating Burns Night with this flan recipe that uses a traditional Scottish delicacy - haggis.

This is the perfect way to try the spiciness and meatiness of haggis, combining it with beetroot and ricotta cheese for a mouth-watering flan. Serve with some fresh veggies for a satisfying Burns Night treat. Or simply eat it whenever you want!

Haggis flan

© Carrie Tang


  • 390g haggis
  • 125g puff pastry (ready rolled at room temp)
  • 2 tablespoons of caramelised onion chutney
  • 100g cooked beetroot
  • 2 tablespoons of Ricotta cheese
  • Beaten egg, to glaze
  • Rocket to serve


1 Preheat oven to 200/gas mark 6

2 Roll out pastry on some baking paper, score (without cutting) a 1cm
border all round, then glaze edge with beaten egg.

3 Spread the chutney within the border.

4 Coarsely grate the beetroot (hold with kitchen towel to avoid staining
hands) and scatter over the chutney.

5 Break the haggis up into small pieces and scatter on top, followed by
dollops of ricotta.

6 Bake on baking tray (on the baking paper) for approximately 25 minutes
until golden and risen.

7 Scatter rocket over the top and enjoy.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 4 as a main, 6 as a starter

Thanks to Deeney's for this recipe. Inspired by their native Scotland, owners Paddy and Carol use all the ingredients they love from home, like regional meats, cheeses, hearty broths and spicy haggis, to create unique flavours. Their Macbeth haggis toastie has been described as London's best new sandwich. Find more details of their food HERE

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