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Patty Melts
  • 1 1/2# hamb. or ground chuck
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp each garlic & onion powder
  • 2-3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 sweet onion, sliced thin
  • 4-6 tbs butter, divided
  • 4 slices Swiss or ccheddar cheese
  • 8 slices rye bread (I prefer the light rye)

 

Cooking Instructions:
  • melt half the butter in a large skillet over med heat
  • add the onions, seasoning with salt & pepper
  • cook for approx. 20 minutes, until soft & lightly browned, stir often
  • meanwhile, mix the burger with the Worcestershire and seasonings
  • form into flat patties
  • fry until cooked through
  • wipe out the pan & add about 1 tbs butter
  • place the patty on the bread, top with onions, then cheese, & the top with another piece of bread
  • toast on each side until the bread is lightly browned and the cheese is melted (I sometimes place a lid on top to help the cheese melt)
  • Enjoy!