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    Green Pepper Skillet Burgers

    Source of Recipe

    JoAnna M. Lund

    Recipe Introduction

    Frances Joines, Colona, IL, share's a recipe she and her husband have enjoyed for years. I tasted why!
    Serves 6

    List of Ingredients

    • 16 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • 6 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) dried fine bread crumbs
    • 1 3/4 cups (one 15-ounce can) Hunt's tomato sauce*
    • 1/2 cup sliced onion
    • 1 cup coarsley chopped green bell peppers
    • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
    • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar Twin


    1. In a large bowl, combine meat, black pepper, bread crumbs, and 1/4 cup tomato sauce. Using 1/3 cup measure as a guide, form 6 patties. Place patties in a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray. Brown patties on both sides. Add onion and green peppers. Continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes. Stir mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and Brown Sugar Twin into remaining tomato sauce. Pour sauce mixture evenly over top. Lower heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.

    Final Comments

    Each serving equals:
    HE: 2 Protein, 1 2/3 Vegetable, 1/3 Bread, 1 Optional Calorie
    158 Calories, 6gm Fat, 15gm Protein,
    11gm Carbohydrate, 622mg Sodium, 1gm Fiber
    DIABETIC: 2 Protein, 2 Vegetable

    "Healthy Exchanges Food Newsletter January 1996, pg. 5."




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