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Hamburgers Stuffed With Mozzarella and Red Peppers

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  Chopped roasted red peppers 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), patted dry
  Diced part skim mozzarella cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Black olives 4 , pitted and coarsely chopped
  Minced fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled 1 Tablespoon
  Balsamic wine vinegar/Red wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1 ln a medium-size bowl, combine the red pepper, cheese, olives, basil, and vinegar.
In another medium-size bowl, combine the beef, garlic, salt, and black pepper.
2 Using your hands, shape the beef mixture into 8 thin patties about 3 1/2 inches in diameter.
Spread the cheese mixture on top of 4 patties, dividing the amount equally.
Place the 4 remaining patties on top and pinch the edges to seal.
3 Preheatthe broiler, setting the rack 6 inches from the heat.
Arrange the stuffed burgers on a broiler pan and broil for 3 to 4 minutes on each side for medium-rare, 4 to 5 minutes for medium, or 5 to 6 minutes for well-done.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 885 Calories from Fat 406

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.2%

Saturated Fat 17 g85.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 279.1 mg93%

Sodium 1311.9 mg54.7%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.78 g3.1%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 101 g201%

Vitamin A 44.5% Vitamin C 41%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 50.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Hamburgers Stuffed With Mozzarella And Red Peppers Recipe