Beef Patties with Cherry Tomato Sauce

Beef Patties with Cherry Tomato Sauce Author: Canadian Living Credits: Beef Patties with Cherry Tomato Sauce

Served with a fresh tomato sauce, these succulent patties are ready in under half an hour.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
Cherry Tomato Sauce:
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons pitted black olives sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method

In bowl, beat together egg, 2 tbsp (25 mL) water, garlic, oregano, lemon rind, salt and pepper; mix in beef. Shape into four 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patties.

In nonstick skillet, fry patties over medium-high heat, turning once, until thermometer inserted sideways into centre registers 160°F (71°C), about 12 minutes. Transfer to plate; cover and keep warm. Drain off fat and wipe out pan.

Cherry Tomato Sauce: In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry garlic and tomatoes for 2 minutes.

Add 1/4 cup (50 mL) water, tomato paste, salt and pepper; boil, stirring, until thickened and tomatoes are softened, about 5 minutes.

Add olives and parsley. Serve over patties.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 407 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 250.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 106 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 22.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 10.0
  • Vitamin C 37.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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