Cheeseburger no Bun
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- 2 lb
- ground beef 85%/15%
- freshly ground pepper or coarse pepper
- 1 large
- onion, sliced
- 2 Tbsp
- cooking oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 can(s)
- 4.5 oz. stewed tomatoes, drained, reserve juice for another use
- 4 slice
- sharp cheddar, thick slice
- salt to taste for meat patties
FOR THE GRILLED ONIONS
1Form 4 meat patties (8 oz. each). Press in some fresh pepper on both sides. Cover with plastic wrap and leave on counter to take off the chill.
2Heat the oil in a skillet and saute the onions about 10 minutes on high heat, until nicely browned. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
3Drain the tomatoes well. Set aside.
4Salt the meat, to taste, just before cooking. Heat a skillet or grill pan and partially cook the meat patties to med rare,..about 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside until ready to finish the burgers.
5Preheat the oven to 425 degrees when you are ready to finish the burgers.
6Place the partially cooked meat patties on a baking sheet. Place the grilled onions on top, portioning equally. Place the tomato slices on top of the onions, portioning equally. Top each burger with a slice of cheese.
7Bake burgers on tray for 4-6 minutes until cooked through. Serve immediately with fries or whatever else you like with a burger.