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Italian Hamburgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

These burgers make a super supper that takes only minutes to prepare but still leaves the impression that I've spent time cooking.—Ronda Lawson, Dublin, California

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Hot cooked spaghetti, optional

Directions

  1. Combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef and sprinkle 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese over mixture; mix well. Shape into six patties.
  2. In a large skillet, cook patties for 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Combine the tomato sauce and Italian seasoning; pour over patties. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. serve patties and sauce over spaghetti if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 192 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 626mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

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