Nova Scotian Hodge Podge

Nova Scotian Hodge Podge


"This is an old favourite vegetable stew from Nova Scotia. Is typically made in the fall as gardens are just harvested. It is important that the freshest veggies are used. This recipe very much lends itself to tinkering by adding different vegetables and quantities."


2 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 241 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 241 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 125 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the green beans, wax beans, carrots and turnips into a saucepan and add enough water to cover the vegetables. Lightly salt the water, and bring to a boil. Cook for about 1/2 hour, then add the potatoes and cook for another 1/2 hour. Stir in butter and if desired, cream.
  2. Mix together the flour and 1/2 cup water, and pour into the soup. Cook for a few more minutes to thicken. Remove from heat and serve hot.
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  1. 37 Ratings


I give a 4 star but with some modifications. In my area of Nova Scotia, the key ingredients are new potatoes, fresh green and yellow beans, and new/baby carrots. It is called hodge podge becau...

A friend of mine who moved to BC from Nova Scotia taught me how to make hodgepodge but with the very earliest spring veggies but NOT turnips. Too strong. No flour or water..only cream and butter...

YUM!!! My entire family loves this stuff. I'm from Nova Scotia and this is the big dish of the harvest ~ we use new potatoes, green beans, and yellow beans. Sometimes carrot, but, as a rule, usu...