Patty Melt

1
Donna Brown

By
@gabbiegirl

Our family loves Patty Melts, but the ones in restaurants can run up over 1000 calories. I'm always looking for a lighter side in recipes and I found it in this one - with about 350 calories per sandwich. Pair it with some oven baked fries or some oven fried onion rings and it won't totally demolish your calorie intake and it still packs great flavor.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 sandwiches
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground sirloin or fresh ground turkey (both will produce a really lean burger so it's your preference which to use)
  • 4 slice
    swiss cheese (this is not only traditional on patty melts, but has fewer calories and less sodium)
  • 8 slice
    rye bread
  • 1 Tbsp
    evoo or canola oil
  • 1 large
    onion, diced (yellow or red)
  • ·
    mrs. dash, fresh ground pepper (can use salt, if preferred instead of mrs. dash)
  • 1 Tbsp
    worsestershire sauce
  • 3/4 - 1 c
    water (please refer to thedford byrum's juciest hamburgers ever tip on jap)

How to Make Patty Melt

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in skillet. Mix meat, worcestershire, water and seasonings. Mix well with hands. Make patties (they will be a bit "runny" because of the water, but that's ok.) Put patties in skillet, add diced onion and scatter around the burgers. Stir onions from time to time so as not to burn. Cook burgers until desired doneness - 3-4 minutes per side is good; flip burgers and continue to cook. Add cheese to top of burgers. When onions are tender, add to top of cheese. Remove and place on rye bread. Brush sides of rye bread with butter and add back to the skillet to toast each side of bread.

Printable Recipe Card

About Patty Melt

Course/Dish: Beef Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 26 Comments & Reviews

Simple Glazed Ham Recipes

Simple Glazed Ham Recipes


Know how to up your baked ham game during the holidays? Glaze it! Glazes are made with simple ingredients and they add tons of flavor to baked ham. Just whisk a few ingredients together and baste the ham with it while it bakes. The glaze caramelizes on the ham and infuses its flavor into the […]

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple

17 Recipes Made With Canned Pineapple


Canned pineapple can be used in everything from appetizers to desserts. And, the recipes can be sweet or on the slightly savory side. We’re not knocking fresh pineapple. It’s delicious. But when looking for convenience, we love to grab a can of pineapple from the shelf. That way we can enjoy pineapple flavor when they’re […]

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make You Drool

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make You Drool


We’re talking ooey. We’re talking gooey. We’re talking cheesy. That’s right, we’re featuring the heavenly goodness that is grilled cheese. These grilled cheese recipes are not for the faint of heart. Golden brown bread surrounds drool-worthy flavor combos, both savory and sweet! Try to contain yourself from licking the screen, these next-level grilled cheese recipes […]