English muffin pizza melt

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Lean ground beef
¼ cup Onion; chopped
\N \N Nonstick vegetable cooking spray
1 can Pizza sauce; (8-oz)
1 teaspoon Dried parsley flakes
½ teaspoon Basil
¼ teaspoon Garlic powder
2 tablespoons Mozzarella cheese; shredded
3 \N English muffins; split

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cook beef and onion in skillet coated with vegetable spray. Cook until meat is no longer pink. Drain and dry with paper towels to reduce fat. Stir in pizza sauce and seasonings.

Top each muffin with ⅙ cup beef mixture. You may toast muffins before adding meat and cheese. Top with 1 teaspoon cheese.

Place in oven and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until heated thoroughly and cheese is melted.

Exchanges: All lunch menus this week have about 450 calories total and include:

2-3 Starch servings 1-2 Meat or Meat Substitute servings 0-2 Vegetable servings 1 Fruit serving 1 Fat serving Total Fat -- 15g Total Carbohydrate -- 50g Protein -- 22g Some menus have 1 Skim Milk serving instead of 1 Meat or 1 Starch serving.

Or 1 Starch serving instead of the Fruit serving.

Recipe for Friday, 3/6/98 This week we are featuring complete lunch menus and accompanying recipes from the cookbook Magic Menus for People with Diabetes, a calorie-controlled collection of the "best of" the award-winning Month of Meals series of menu planners. You can order a copy of this and many other cookbooks from our online bookstore or call 1-800-ADA-ORDER (1-800-232-6733).

Lunch: 1 cup chicken noodle soup 1 English Muffin Pizza Melt Tossed salad with 2 Tbsp reduced-calorie dressing 1 pear Copyright © 1998 American Diabetes Association MC Fortmatted and MC Busted by Barb at PK <abprice@...> NOTES : 6 servings/Serving size: ½ muffin plus ⅙ topping Recipe by: American Diabetes Association Posted to recipelu-digest by "abprice@..." <abprice@...> on Mar 12, 1998

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