Optavia Recipe Guide

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BACON CHEESEBURGER BITES YIELD SERVES 4 (6 B TES PER SERVING) PER SERVING: 1 LEAN I 1 GREEN 13 CONDIMENTS TOTAL TIME: 30 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS:

DIRECTIONS:

❑ i lb lean ground beef 03% fat free) ❑ I. cup finely chopped yellow onion ❑ r clove garlic. minced ❑ r Tbsp. yellow mustard ❑ i Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce ❑ 1/2 tsp salt ❑ Cooking spray ❑ 4 ultra•thin slices cheddar cheese each cut into 6 evenly.si2e0 rectangular pieces ❑ 3 pieces turkey bacon.. cooked according to package directions. each cut into a evenysized rectangular pieces ❑ 24 dill pickle chips ❑ 4 - G large green leaf lettuce leaves. torn into 24 (total) small square•shaped pieces ❑ 12 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Combine the beef, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and salt In a medium-sized bowl, and mix well. Form mixture Into 24 small meatballs (about one tablespoon mixture per). Place meatballs onto a Poll-lined baking sheet, and bake until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Leave oven on. 3. Top each meatball with a piece of cheese, then return to the oven until cheese melts, about 2 to 3 minutes. Let meatballs cool. 4. To assemble bites: on a toothpick layer a cheese-covered meatball, piece of bacon, pickle chip, piece of lettuce, and tomato half, In that order.

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