St. Louis Burgers
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Total Recipe Time: 25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings.
1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
4 frozen toasted cheese ravioli
4 tablespoons marinara sauce (comes with the ravioli)
1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
4 hamburger buns, split
|1.||Prepare toasted ravioli and sauce per package directions.
|2.||Combine ricotta cheese and Italian seasoning. Add Ground Beef, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape Ground Beef into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
|3.||Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
|4.||Place burger on bottom half of each bun. Evenly top burgers with marinara sauce and ravioli. Close sandwiches. |
Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
Cook's Tip: You may substitute your favorite marinara sauce, if desired.
Nutrition information per serving: 315 calories; 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 82 mg cholesterol; 373 mg sodium; 25 g carbohydrate; 1.3 g fiber; 29 g protein; 7.6 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg vitamin B12; 4.1 mg iron; 30.7 mcg selenium; 6.1 mg zinc; 83.0 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, iron, zinc, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B6 and selenium.