Lamb Burgers and Apple-Oat Upside Down Cake

These 2 newest adventrues didn’t rate moving along to the Make Again Recipe Binder, but the Cake was loved by everyone at work, so figured someone out there might also like it too!

Apple-Oat Upside Down Cake


3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
3/4 cup warm apple juice
tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup egg substitute or 2 large egg whites
teaspoons vanilla extract
tablespoon butter or stick margarine, melted
 Cooking spray
cup packed brown sugar, divided
large Granny Smith apple, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Stir in egg substitute and vanilla.

Pour butter in the bottom of a 9-inch cake pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar. Arrange the apple slices spokelike on top of sugar, working from center of pan to edge.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 3/4 cup sugar, flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Add oat mixture; stir just until moist. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Place a plate upside down on top of cake; invert onto plate. Cut into wedges.


8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Nutritional Information

CALORIES278(18% from fat); FAT 5.7g (sat 1.7g,mono 1.6g,poly 2g); PROTEIN 4.1g;CHOLESTEROL 4mg; CALCIUM 39mg; SODIUM 342mg; FIBER 1.8g; IRON 2.1mg;CARBOHYDRATE 53.1g


Lamb Burgers


Serve with microwave-roasted potatoes: Toss quartered red-skinned potatoes with minced garlic, salt, and butter, and microwave on HIGH, covered, for 15 minutes or until tender.


1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
tablespoons minced red onion
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
pound lean ground lamb
 Cooking spray
(2-ounce) hamburger buns, toasted
red leaf lettuce leaves
(1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato


Prepare broiler or grill pan.

Combine first 9 ingredients. Divide lamb mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 3/4-inch-thick patty. Place patties on broiler or grill pan coated with cooking spray. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.

Line bottom half of buns with lettuce leaves. Top each with 1 tomato slice, 1 patty, and top half of bun.


4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)

Nutritional Information

CALORIES 336(26% from fat); FAT 9.7g (sat 3.6g,mono 2.9g,poly 2g); PROTEIN 29.6g; CHOLESTEROL 79mg; CALCIUM 134mg; SODIUM 617mg; FIBER 2.3g; IRON 4.3mg; CARBOHYDRATE 30.9g