Patty Melt Casserole

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

It’s best to try and keep the fries in a single layer on the casserole so they’ll all get crisp
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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 yellow onions, diced
2 tsp. sugar
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup ketchup
4 tbsp. minced dill pickles, divided
1 1/2 lbs. ground round
1 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp. minced fresh garlic
2 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. each kosher salt and caraway seed
2 tbsp. flour
1 cup low sodium beef broth
6 slices marble rye bread
12 oz. shredded swiss or cheddar cheese
1 bag frozen crinkle cut french fries, 33 oz

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 450. Caramelize onions with sugar in oil in skillet over medium low heat, covered, 20 to 25 minutes.Meanwhile, whisk together mayonnaise, ketchup, and 2 Tbsp. pickles for dressing.
2
Add ground beef, Worcestershire, garlic, pepper, salt and caraway seed to skillet increase heat to high and cook til meat is browned. Drain and discard all but 2 Tbsp. drippings.
Stir in flour, cook 3 minutes. Stir in broth and 1 cup dressing; cook to thicken into gravy.
3
Layer 3 bread slices in bottom of a 7 x 11 inch baking dish. Top bread with a third of the cheese, meat mixture, remaining 3 bread slices another third of cheese and French fries. Cook casserole til fries are crisp, 20 to 25 minutes.
Preheat broiler to high with rack 6 inches from element. Sprinkle remaining cheese over casserole and broil til cheese melts, 3 minutes. Drizzle casserole with some of the dressing and sprinkle top with remaining 2 Tbsp. pickles. Serve remaining dressing on the side. Serves 6

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American