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Beef rolls

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4


  1. Mince the beef tolerably fine with small amount of its own fat. Add a seasoning of pepper, salt, and chopped herbs.

  2. Put the whole into a roll of puff-pastry, and bake for ½ hour, or longer if the roll is bigger.

  3. Beef patties may be made of cold meat, by mincing and seasoning beef as directed above, and baking in a rich puff pastry.


  • remains of cold roast or boiled beef
  • salt
  • pepper
  • minced herbs
  • 1 roll of puff pastry

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