"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Poor Man's Filet Mignon Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sue Leinweber
Added: Monday, March 13, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs extra lean ground beef
4 slices bread, crumbed
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 c milk
2 tsp salt
1 tbsp minced onion
2 tsp dried celery flakes
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 - 18 oz smoke flavored barbecue sauce
12 slices uncooked bacon

Directions:
Directions:
Combine beef, bread, eggs, milk, salt, onion, celery flakes, chili powder and 2 tbsp barbecue sauce. Form into 12 thick patties. Wrap a bacon slice around the sides of each patty and secure with a toothpick. Bake on a rack at 350 for 50-60 minutes or until desired doneness is reached. Baste frequently with remaining barbecue sauce the last 30 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12

 

 

 

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