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Abruzzese Shepherd's Steak

A traditional Abruzzo cheese recipe that combines 2 of my favourite ingredients cheese & mint as well as being a canny roadmap to its socio-economic history
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cheese, pecorino
Yield: 1 Person
Author: Sam Dunham


  • 2 Slices Stale Bread
  • 50 ml Milk
  • 1 Red Onion finely sliced
  • 100 g Young Pecorino (aged 1 to 3 months or a similar cheese)
  • Fresh mint leaves


  • Cut the onion into thin slices; dip the slices of bread in the milk both sides and place in a shallow roasting tin.
  • Add the onion onto the bread (at this point I also added a little ground black pepper) and then cover with slices of cheese.
  • Put it into the oven (180 ° C) until onion is cooked (about 10 min.).   Add mint leaves and enjoy!