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These were really good! You can sub some snipped sundried tomatoes for fresh if you don't have fresh tomatoes. (That would cut down on the moisture too) I almost didn't make these, and as they were in the oven they looked so...pale...unappetizing... then the taste test! They are really good.

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7/2/08 5:56 P

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Pizza Muffins

Recipe By :JoAnna Lund
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Bread Breakfast

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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8 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
1 1/2 cups Bisquick Reduced Fat Baking Mix
1/4 cup grated Kraft fat-free Parmesan cheese -- 3/4 oz.
1 teaspoon pizza or Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
1/4 cup green bell pepper -- chopped
3/4 cup fresh tomato -- chopped
1/3 cup shredded Kraft reduced-fat Cheddar cheese -- 1 1/2 oz.
1/3 cup skim milk
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 whole egg -- or equivalent in egg substitute

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 8 wells of a 12-hole muffin pan with butter-flavored cooking spray or line with paper liners.

In a large skillet sprayed with olive-oil-flavored cooking spray, brown meat. Place skillet on a wire rack and allow to cool.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine baking mix, Parmesan cheese, pizza seasoning, parsley flakes, and onion flakes.

Stir in green pepper, tomato, and Cheddar cheese.

In a small bowl, combine skim milk, vegetable oil, and egg. Mix well to combine. Add milk mixture to baking mix mixture. Mix gently just to combine.

Fold in cooled, browned meat. Fill 8 muffin wells full. Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Place muffin pan on a wire rack and let set 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and continue cooling on wire rack. Serve at once. Serves 8.

Each serving (1 muffin) equals:
HE: 1 1/4 Pro, 1 Brd, 1/4 Veg, 1/4 Fat, 4 Opt. Cal.
4.0 Points
179 cal, 7 g fat, 1 g fiber, 11 g prot, 18 g carb, 365 mg sod, 87 mg calc (from MasterCook)
DIABETIC: 1 Meat, 1 Starch, 1/2 Fat

"Cooking Healthy with a Man in Mind, p. 192"
"8 muffins"

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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 172 Calories; 6g Fat (31.1% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 50mg Cholesterol; 380mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

NOTES : Calling all you pizza-loving men out there! The teenage boys who taste-tested these gobbled them down with noisy enthusiasm. And Tommy asked me, "Are you sure these are healthy, Mom? Are you sure?" Yes, I am!

Nutr. Assoc. : 1544 25091 25023 3776 3135 3132 0 0 26495 0 0 0

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