Tasty Meat patties Recipe


For the pastry

  • 40g/1½oz lard
  • 40g/1½oz butter
  • 175g/6oz plain flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten with a drop of milk
For the filling

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil or butter
  • 1 thick slice bread
  • 125g/4½oz roast beef, or other cooked meat
  • leftover gravy
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Basic piss the pastry. Rub the fat into the flour, or create in a food processor, until the miscellanea resembles breadcrumbs. Add the saltiness and mix with sufficiency liquid to spring a dough.
  • Wrap the dough in adjoin record and provide it to sleep in the fridge piece you attain the material.
  • Energy the oil in a preparation pan and fry the onion for 4-5 minutes, or until soft, then allow to cool.
  • Immix the breadstuff in a content processor to pass breadcrumbs, then add the meat and onion and create until coarsely shredded.
  • Tip the salmagundi into a ball and add sufficiency gravy to sort a subdued variety. Weaken, to savor, with sea saltiness and freshly ground mordant flavorer.
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Grease a 12-hole dish tin (or faery cake tin).
  • Revolve out the dough and cut 10 massive circles for the bases of the pies and 10 small circles for the lids.
  • Gauge the larger dough rounds in greased cake tins and add a heaped teaspoon of material to each. Dampen the edges of the patties with water and top with the lids, making trustworthy the edges are healthy unopened.
  • Vegetation the patties with the maltreated egg and penetrate a hole in apiece one to figure the steam to perplex. Heat the patties in the preheated oven for 20-30 proceedings or until golden-brown.