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Burgers Florentine

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  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce (One 10 Ounce Package)
  Small curd cream style cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 2 Pound
  Tomato sauce 4 Ounce (Half Of An 8 Ounce Can)
  Dry red wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon

Cook spinach according to package directions; drain well.
Combine drained spinach, cottage cheese, parsley, and the dash salt; mix well and set aside.
In a bowl combine egg, crumbs, and the remaining salt; add beef and mix well.
On waxed paper form meat mixture in 16 thin patties, 3 inches in diameter.
Place about 2 tablespoons of the spinach filling on each of 8 patties; top with remaining patties and seal edges well.
In skillet brown half the filled patties at a time.
Set patties aside.
Discard excess fat.
In same skillet combine tomato sauce, red wine, green pepper, and onion.
Return burgers to skillet; spoon some sauce over.
Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove burgers to a serving platter; pour sauce over. (If desired, boil the sauce down to thicken.)

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Burgers Florentine Recipe