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Meat and Potato Patties

During World War II, when meat was rationed and had to be purchased with tokens, this recipe went a long way in feeding a family. To this day, I still reach for it whenever I want something different from regular hamburgers. By the way, children really like these (just as I did when I was a child!).— Gladys Klein, Burlington Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3/4 cup finely shredded potatoes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup water

Directions

  • Combine the first 6 ingredients. Shape into 4 patties; press to flatten slightly. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown patties on both sides; drain. Add tomato juice. Simmer, covered, until a thermometer inserted into meat reads 160°, 20-25 minutes. Remove patties to a serving platter; keep warm.
  • Whisk flour into water; gradually add to skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Spoon over patties. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
1 patty: 237 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 373mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein.