Italian Sausage burgers with garlic spinach

Italian Sausage burgers with garlic spinach
 
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Using sausage in burgers is a smart shortcut, because the meat is already seasoned.
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Recipe type: American, Italian
Cuisine: Burgers
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 10 ounces baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste (optional)
  • Salt
  • 1 pound sweet or hot Italian sausages (or a combination of both), casings removed
  • 4 slices of provolone cheese
  • ¼ cup sun-dried-tomato pesto
  • 4 round ciabatta rolls, split and toasted
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, bring ¼ inch of water to a boil. Add the spinach and cook, stirring, until just wilted, about 1 minute; drain and press out as much water as possible. Wipe out the skillet.
  2. In the same skillet, heat the 2 tablespoons of olive oil until shimmering. Add the garlic and anchovy paste and cook over high heat, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute. Add the spinach, season with salt and stir just until coated, about 10 seconds.
  3. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Using slightly moistened hands, form the sausage meat into four 4-inch patties, about ¾ inch thick. Brush the burgers with oil and grill over moderate heat until browned and crusty on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Carefully flip the burgers. Top with the cheese and grill until the burgers are cooked through and the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes longer. Spread the pesto on the rolls. Top with the burgers and spinach and serve.

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Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Chicken Fried Rice Recipe
 
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The perfect Friday night takeaway meal.
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Recipe type: Chinese Takeaway
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 4oz. Chicken (Pre-Cooked).
  • 6oz. Rice (Cooked and Cooled).
  • 1 Egg.
  • 1 Small Onion.
  • 1 Tbsp. Garden Peas.
  • 2 Tbsp. Veg. Oil.
  • Salt to taste.
  • ½ tsp. Sugar.
  • ½ tsp. M.S.G.
  • 3 tsp Soy Sauce.
Instructions
  1. Boil rice and cool. Cut chicken into small squares. Cut mushrooms into small pieces and onion into small squares. Beat egg in bowl. Heat oil in wok. Add onion and stir fry, adding mushrooms.
  2. Continue stir fry adding chicken and peas. Add rice and stir fry or toss to mix in well. Make well in centre and add egg mixture. Stir, scramble and mix in thoroughly. Add salt, sugar, M.S.G., and soy sauce. Stir fry and serve on plate or bowl.