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Poor Man's Filet Mignon

 Poor Man's Filet Mignon
Kansas ranks fifth in beef production, so this is a fitting recipe for our state. Our family, including the grandchildren, loves this hearty main dish.
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bread, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons dried celery flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) hickory smoke-flavored barbecue sauce, divided
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
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  • 12 bacon strips

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients and 2
  • tablespoons barbecue sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • Form into 12 patties. Wrap a bacon slice around the sides of each
  • patty and secure with a toothpick.
  • Place on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350° for
  • 50-60 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; basting frequently
  • with remaining barbecue sauce the last 30 minutes. Yield: 12
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 314 calories,

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Poor Man's Filet Mignon (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 1,000 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein.