Snowcapped Pork Burgers
|Fine dry bread crumbs||2 Tablespoon|
|Dried thyme||1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Ground fully cooked ham||1⁄2 Pound|
|Ground pork||1⁄2 Pound|
|Package cream cheese||1 1⁄2 Ounce, softened (1/2 Of A 3 Ounce Package)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Prepared mustard||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Shredded cheddar cheese/1 ounce swiss cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Bagels||6 , toasted|
Microwave directions: In a large mixing bowl combine egg yolks, crumbs, the 2 tablespoons milk, pepper, and thyme.
Add ham and pork; mix well.
Shape into six 3 1/2 inch thick patties.
Place patties in a 12x7 1/2x2 inch nonmetal microwave-safe baking dish.
Micro cook, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) for 3 minutes.
Turn patties; give dish a half-turn.
Micro cook, uncovered, for 4 to 6 minutes more or till nearly done.
Meanwhile, stir together cream cheese, the 1 tablespoon milk, and mustard; set aside.
In a small mixer bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar with an electric mixer on high speed till stiff peaks form (tips stand straight).
Fold cream cheese mixture and the 1/4 cup shredded cheese into egg whites.
Spoon one-sixth of the egg white mixture over each patty.
Micro cook the patties, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) about 2 minutes or till egg mixture is soft-set and no longer glossy and patties are well done, giving dish a half turn once.