Italian Beef

Serves: 2
Carbs Per Serving: 14.5 grams carbs
Effort: Easy


Ingredients:


For Meat Patties:

1 pound ground beef — (Angus)
meat tenderizer
fresh cracked pepper
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup parmesan cheese — shredded
For Tomato Fresco:
14 ounces tomatoes, canned — 14 – 16, chopped
1 clove garlic — minced
1 shallot — minced
1 jalapeno pepper — minced
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil

Additional ingredients:

2 slices mozzarella cheese — extra thick cut
4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese — shredded

How to Prepare:
Mix all lightly…do not overwork! Shape into 2 large thick patties.
Set aside.

Heat oil in a saucepan, and saute the garlic, shallot and jalepeno until tender. Add tomatoes and all spices, cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.
Grill or fry patties until medium rare. Place them on a ovenproof pan and top with the mozzerella slices and broil until cheese is bubbly. Place patties on plates, and top each with half of the sauce…Sprinkle each with 2 T of cheese and serve. Serves 2

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