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Burgers Florentine

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  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce
  Small curd cream style cottage cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Beaten egg 1
  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 375° 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.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

Burgers Florentine Recipe