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05-24-2010, 04:50 PM
Broil- 10mins
Makes-6 servings

1beaten egg
1/4 cup rolled oats
2tbs water
1/4tsp salt
1/4tsp pepper
1 pound lean ground beef, pork, veal
1tbs butter or marg
1 small sweet onion (vadalia)
2tsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp dry mustard
2 cups loosely packed baby spinach(fresh, coursely chopped)
6 tbs light semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs(any flavour cream cheese)
3 whole wheat pita halved

Preheat broiler. In a medium bowl stir together eggs, oats, water, salt and pepper. Add ground meat;mix well. Shape into 6 oval patties. Place on unheated rack on broiler pan. Broil 3-4 inches from heat for 10-12 mins, turning once.
Meanwhile, in a medium nonstick skillet melt butter over low heat. Add onion. Cook, covered for 13-15mins. Add brown sugar and dry mustard. Cook uncovered, over medium high heat for 3-4 mins., stirring constantly. Stir in spinach. Toss lightly to coat; heat through.
Spread 1 tbs of cheese on 1 side of pita. Fill each pita with mixture and 1 meat patty.

281 calories
12g fat
24g carbo
21g protein

Exchanges-1 veg, 1 starch, 2 1/2 meat, 1/2 fat

05-24-2010, 07:19 PM
should have added...you could bbq the patties.

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05-24-2010, 09:01 PM
A new receipe ..that`s great
I will try these Soon !!!THANKS

05-25-2010, 02:59 PM
Sounds good!

06-14-2010, 11:29 AM
I made these last night for supper. They were very good. Thanks for the recipe. :)