Pronto Pizza Patties-6 points

This is another meal that we all love! Don't let the length of this post scare you away. It's really easy and very tasty :)

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 13-16 minutes

1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey
1/2 C. seasoned dry bread crumbs
1/2 C. diced green bell pepper
1/4 C. finely chopped onion
1 garlic clove, pressed
1 egg white
1 can (8 oz.) pizza sauce, divided
1/2 C. (4 oz.) shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
6 French or Italian bread slices, cut 1/2 inch thick
2 t. olive oil
1 t. Italian Seasoning Mix (the Pampered Chef kind is really good!)

1. Combine-turkey, bread crumbs, bell pepper, onion, garlic and egg white. Add 1/4 C. of the pizza sauce to meat mixture. Mix lightly but thoroughly.

2. Form mixture into six oval patties, 1/2 inch thick. Heat skillet over med. heat, then cook patties 12-14 minutes or until meat is no longer pink in center, turning once. About 1 minute before patties are done, top with cheese. Remove patties from skillet and keep warm.

3. Wipe out skillet w/ paper towel. Brush one side of each bread slice with olive oil; sprinkle with seasoning mix. Heat skillet over med. heat. Place bread slices seasoned side down in skillet. Toast 1-2 minutes or until bread is lightly browned.

4. Place patties on bread slices. Microwave remaining pizza sauce, covered, on HIGH 45-60 seconds or until heated through. Serve with sandwiches.

Yields: 6 sandwiches

Nutrition per serving: Calories 270, Total Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat 2.5 g, Cholesterol 45 mg, Carbohydrate 26 g, Protein 22 g, Sodium 510 mg, Fiber 2 g.

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