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Ostrich Patties with Mushroom Sauce

Ground patties
2 lbs. ground Florida ostrich
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
2 cups fresh bread crumbs
3/4 cup Florida fat free yogurt
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups bread crumbs
2 Florida egg whites

Combine all ingredients for patties. Shape into patties and bake in preheated 300 degree oven for 5-10 minutes depending on size of patties. Serve with Mushroom Sauce.

Mushroom Sauce
oil spray
1 pound Florida mushrooms, sliced
1 small Florida onion, chopped
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup Florida fat free yogurt

Heat medium sauce pot and spray with oil. Add onions, stir over heat for 2 minutes, add mushrooms. Cook until liquid from mushrooms has evaporated. Add vinegar, salt and pepper and cook another 2 - 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add yogurt and 1/4 cup capers if desired. Do not bring to a boil as yogurt will separate.

Serves 6 - 8

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