Meat recipe

Hamburger Nests

Makes 4 servings


Each serving provides: 7 POINTS


12 slices reduced-calorie oatmeal bread


8 oz lean ground beet (10% or less fat)


1 onion, chopped


3 Tbsp seasoned dried bread crumbs


1 egg, lightly beaten


2 garlic cloves, minced


¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper


¼ cup barbecue sauce


1/3 cup shredded nonfat cheddar cheese



1. Preheat oven to 350° F Spray 12 (2¾") muffin cups with nonstick cook­ing spray. Place 1 slice bread in each muffin cup, pressing firmly to mold into shape of cup.


2. In medium bowl, combine beef, onion, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, and pepper. Divide evenly and spoon into bread-lined muffin cups. Top each with 1 tsp barbecue sauce. Divide cheese evenly and sprinkle top of each muffin cup.


3. Bake until beef is cooked through and browned, about 25 minutes.


Recipe adapted from WEIGHT WATCHERS Simply the Best, 250 Prize Winning Family Recipes. ©1997 by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All rights reserved. Reprinted by arrangement with Macmillan, Inc.