Athenian Mince

Makes mince into a tasty dish. A great family favourite.

10 minutes
1 hour


  • ¾ lb Steak Mince
  • ½ Teaspoon Mixed Herbs
  • 1 Medium Chopped Onion
  • Small Can Tomatoes
  • 1lb Cooked Potatoes
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2oz Butter
  • 2oz Flour
  • ¾ Pint Milk
  • 2-3oz Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Large Egg, Seperated


  1. Fry mince and onion until it begines to brown, add tomatoes, herbs and seasoning.
  2. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Melt butter in pan, add flour and cook a minute, add milk and stir until smooth and thickened and season.
  4. Remove from heat and add egg yolk, cheese and nutmeg.
  5. Spoon half of mince into ovenproof dish, slice half of potatoes onto mince and pour on half the sauce.
  6. Repeat with a layer of remaining mince and slice the remaining potatoes on top.
  7. Whisk egg white until stiff and fold into remaining sauce. Spread over top of potato layer.
  8. Bake in centre of oven, gas mark 5, 375F, 190C for about 45 minutes or until top os puffed up and golden.