Burger Nests

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  • 1 lb lean Ground Beef
  • 3 tbs Breadcrumbs unseasoned
  • 3 tbs Water
  • 1 Egg
  • 8 oz Swiss Cheese, shredded
  • 1 small Onion, finely diced
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 small Tomato


In a bowl combine meat, bread crumbs, egg, water and half of the cheese and mix together.
Divide into 4 parts and form patties with the sides elevated, that they are shaped like a bird’s nest.
Place on a greased baking sheet.
Drain the diced tomatoes and place one tablespoon tomatoes into the center of each nest.
Bake in 350˚F preheated oven for 10 minutes.
Remove from oven and distribute the remaining cheese on top of the nests, slice the small tomato and place a slice on top of the cheese.
Bake for another 10 minutes, until meat is done.
Garnish with fresh parsley or basil.

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