Beef Patties Creole

A spicy pattie recipe found in “New Fashion Plates for
Your Menu” published by Planters Edible Oil Co in 1932

Beef Patties Creole

Creole Cuisine is a style of cooking originating in Louisiana, United States which blends French, Spanish, Indian, Caribbean, Portuguese, Greek, Canarian, West African, Amerindian, German, Italian and Irish influences, as well as influences from the general cuisine of the Southern United States.

Creole cuisine revolves around influences found in Louisiana from populations present in Louisiana before the sale of Louisiana to the United States in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.

1 1/2 lb chopped beef
1/8 lb chopped suet
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/2 cup peanut oil
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons onion (chopped)
1 cup tomato sauce


[1] To the chopped beef and suet add the seasonings. Form into 6 flat cakes. Pour peanut oil in heavy frying pan and heat over moderate flame. Place meat patties in frying pan, brown well on one side, turn and brown on other.

[2] Remove the patties from the pan and keep warm for a few minutes. In remaining oil cook the chopped onion and green pepper slowly . Add 1 cup tomato sauce. Replace meat patties and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.

Serve hot.