A very tasty, easy and cheap meal. This can be served hot with a tomato sauce or onion gravy. Cold leftovers can be served with salad or be used for a lunchbox or picnic.


  • 1 medium onion chopped fine
  • ½ tsp dried herbs or use fresh ones
  • 50g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup or 1 tbsp tomato pureé
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 500g minced beef or lamb or venison
  • Salt and pepper
Cooking time
1 hour
Cooking temperature
Gas 4   180°C


1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix. Hands are best!
2. Press into a 600ml loaf tin or cake tin
3. Bake for about 1 hour.