Meat Patties

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Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

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Savoury meat patties made using cold roast beef or lamb are delicious provided equal quantities of meat and potato are used and ingredients are well seasoned.


  • 225 g/8 oz cold roast beef or lamb
  • 225 g/8


Trim away any fat and mince the meat. Mix the meat and the well-mashed potato very thoroughly. Season with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Separate the egg, adding the yolk to the mixture and reserving the white for coating the patties.

Turn the mixture out on to a clean working surface and divide equally into four or six portions. With lightly floured hands, shape each portion i