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Green Pepper Skillet Burgers
16 ounces ground 90 percent lean turkey or beef
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
6 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) dried fine bread crumbs
1 3/4 cups (1 15-ounce can) Hunt's Chunky tomato sauce
1/2 cup sliced onion
1 cup coarsely chopped green bell peppers
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon Brown Sugar Twin
In a large bowl, combine meat, black pepper, bread crumbs and 1/4 cup tomato sauce. Using a 1/3-cup measure as a guide, form 6 patties. Place patties in a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray. Brown patties on both sides. Add onion and green peppers. Continue cooking 4 to 5 minutes. Stir mustard, Worcestershire sauce and Brown Sugar Twin into remaining tomato sauce. Pour sauce mixture evenly over top. Lower heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
Each serving equals: 158 calories, 6 grams fat, 15 grams protein, 11 grams carbohydrates, 622 milligrams sodium and 1 gram fiber.
Healthy Exchanges is a column printed weekly in The Newton Kansan. Recipes are prepared and tested in the kitchen of JoAnna Lund of DeWitt, Iowa.