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Bifteck haché aux germes de blé (Hamburgers with wheat germ)

ingredients:
4 ounces oatmeal
5 ounces milk
13 ounces ground beef
1 egg
1 Tablespoon toasted wheat germ
salt, pepper
2 Tablespoons whole-wheat flour
½ teaspoon thyme
1 Tablespoon safflower oil

instructions:

  1. Soak the wheat germ in the milk for 15 to 20 minutes. Beat the egg in a bowl.
  2. Mix the meat thoroughly with the oatmeal, egg, and wheat germ. Salt and pepper.
  3. Shape into 8 meatballs or patties, and dust them with flour. Sprinkle them with thyme.
  4. Fry them with the oil for 8 minutes on each side.

Do not keep the ground meat more than 3 hours, even in the refrigerator; an infant can then eat it safely. Toasted wheat germ is available in health-food stores and most supermarkets.


© Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., Japan, 1971. Published in the United States and Canada by BOBLEY PUBLISHING, a division of Illustrated World Encyclopedia, Inc. Printed in Japan.

Fabulous Fake Reuben

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2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup grated raw potato, drained
1 cup cooked oatmeal, cooled
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
2 tablespoons flour
3/4 cup ground walnuts
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup finely chopped celery
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives
2 tablespoons wheat germ
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon seasoning and browning sauce
1/4 cup oil
16 slices rye bread
Mustard
1 1/2 cups sauerkraut
8 slices Swiss cheese
1/4 cup butter or margarine

Mix all ingredients except oil, bread, mustard, sauerkraut, cheese and butter. Shape into patties. Sauté patties slowly in oil on both sides. Prepare 8 sandwiches by spreading butter with mustard; fill each with a patty, sauerkraut and a slice of cheese. Grill on both sides in melted butter.

Serves 8
Preparation time: 50 Min.
Approximate calories per serving: 550

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Fruit-filled Lemonade
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Apricot Whip


©1973 Curtin Publications, Inc. New York, N.Y. Printed in U.S.A.