PORK APPLE BURGERS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground pork
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Granny Smith apple (or Braeburn or Winesap), peeled, cored and cut into 4 thick rings
  • 4 slices reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, cut to same size as apple rings
  • 1 light coating of flour, for coating
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

Directions

  • Combine the first 5 ingredients and shape into 8 balls. Flatten them into patties a little larger than the apple slices. Place an apple slice on 4 of the patties. Top each of the 4 patties with a slice of cheese and then top each with another patty making 4 burgers. Seal the edges of the 4 burgers by pinching the edges of the patties together.
  • Dust each burger with a little flour. Barbeque on a grill or fry in a skillet with heated olive oil for 8 minutes per side.
  • Make 4 servings. Each serving:
  • 300 calories
  • 6.5 g. carbohydrates
  • 37 g. protein

Notes

Categories: High Protein  Low Carbohydrates  Pork 
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