Grilled Patty Melts with Smothered Onions

Grilled Patty Melts with Smothered Onions

Grill the rye, slice the Swiss and pile on the onions for a burger extraordinaire!

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

sandwiches

Patty Melts
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef or ground turkey
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
8
slices rye bread
4
slices (3/4 oz each) Swiss cheese
Onions
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
2
medium onions, thinly sliced, separated into rings
1/8
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix all patty melt ingredients except bread and cheese. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick. Refrigerate while cooking onions.
  2. In 8-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onions in oil, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in salt and pepper; keep warm.
  3. Place patties on grill rack over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160ºF. Add bread slices to side of grill for last 5 minutes of grilling, turning once, until lightly toasted. Top patties with cheese. Cover grill; cook about 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted. Place patties on bread; top with onions.
Makes 4 sandwiches
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If grilling turkey patties, brush the grill rack with oil before adding the patties. Because of their lower fat content, turkey patties may stick to the grill otherwise.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 450
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 870mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.