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Over Easy Hamburger w/ Brussel Sprouts


Okay so this is a REALLY simple one but still good!  One thing I have missed on the Ideal Protein diet is a CHEESEburger… I crave the cheese and bun!  But we have made due using lettuce as the “bun” etc.  But tonight I wanted an egg on my burger so we did a simple one.


1 lb of lean hamburger
1 Tbls soy sauce
1 Tbls (or so) of seasoning, we use Seasoning Salt from Tastefully Simple
4 Eggs
4 Cups Brussel Sprouts Cut in 4ths
1 Leek
Olive Oil
Garlic Powder
Sea Salt and Pepper for taste

Hamburger & Egg Directions:

We added the soy sauce and seasoning salt to the hamburger and made it into 4 patties, 2 for each of us.  We cooked them in a skillet (with a spray of Olive oil since there is less fat in the lean meat)

Once cooked we made an over easy egg for each burger (this is where I went over my 8 oz of protein, but like I said in my intro post I sometimes do go over, it’s my treat)  Here you really can’t see the burger, they were a bit smaller thant he eggs! lol


Brussel Sprouts – Rinse, remove outter leaves and cut into 1/4 pieces.  Place in a bowl.  Clean and cut the Leek (if you aren’t sure how to do it there are TONS of videos on YouTube I like this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm6XGDwjJQA)  Place your leek in the bowl.  Drizzle your alloted Olive Oil over and toss.  Add salt, pepper and some garlic powder.

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Get your pan nice and warm, spray some olive oil and toss in the brussel sprouts.  I let them get a little brown over medium heat and then covered them with a lid.  This I think helps them cook faster.  After 3 mins I stirred them and added 1/4 cup of water and covered again.  Keep checking them every few minutes and stir.  I ended up added water twice.  Sorry I didn’t time how long they took but I am guessing 8-10 mins.  They were tasty!

Bad thing was we ate the burger and eggs and THEN the brussle sprouts were done.  That is what happens sometimes when I have to cook our meal and then the kids too!  Oh well, it was good anyway!



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