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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.)

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1910 Calories from Fat 753

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.3%

Saturated Fat 33.1 g165.5%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 749.1 mg249.7%

Sodium 3450.8 mg143.8%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.8%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 215 g429.4%

Vitamin A 581.3% Vitamin C 234.7%

Calcium 46.1% Iron 154.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Burgers Florentine Recipe