|Frozen chopped spinach||10 Ounce|
|Small curd cream style cottage cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Fine dry breadcrumbs||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground beef/Ground pork||2 Pound|
|Tomato sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|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.
Stir in cottage cheese and the dash salt; set aside.In bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, and the 1 1/2 tea spoons salt.
Add ground beef or ground pork; mix well.
On waxed paper shape meat mixture into sixteen 1/4-inch-thick patties.
Place about 2 tablespoons spinach mixture atop each of 8 patties to within 1/2 inch of edge.
Top with remaining patties and seal edges.
Place filled meat patties in 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
Bake, uncovered, in 375Â° oven for 30 to 35 minutes.
Drain off fat.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan combine tomato sauce, wine, green pepper, and onion.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes.
Spoon tomato mixture over burgers.
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 285
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32 g48.7%
Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 108.8 mg36.3%
Sodium 565.9 mg23.6%
Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 23 g45.8%
Vitamin A 69.7% Vitamin C 25.4%
Calcium 5.6% Iron 13.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet