Lean Pork Breakfast Patties

Lean Pork Breakfast Patties

 3/4           cup  shreds of whole bran cereal
 1/3           cup  apple juice
 1/2         pound  ground pork loin
 1/4      teaspoon  fennel seed
 1/4      teaspoon  dried rosemary -- crushed
 1/8      teaspoon  salt
 1/8      teaspoon  hot pepper flakes

In medium bowl, combine cereal and apple juice; let stand 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Shape into six patties. Heat broiler. Place patties on oiled broiler pan. Broil 4-5 inches from heat for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink. Makes 6 patties.

Microwave directions: Prepare patties as directed above. Place on microwave-safe roasting rack; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until no longer pink, turning patties and rearranging once halfway through cooking.