Patty Melt Special

Patty Melt Special

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Juanita Bonner


Keepin' it simple with this delicious and easy recipe. :) Remove or add other items of your choice to dress it up yourself!!


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40 Min
20 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 lb
    ground hamburger -- your choice (i use 90%)
  • 1 large
  • 1 pkg
    onion soup mix -- your choice (i use generic)
  • 4-6 slice
    bacon -- your choice (i use thick cut hickory)
  • 1/4 large
    green bell pepper
  • 1/4 large
    onion -- your choice (i use yellow)
  • 1-2 tsp
    minced garlic -- fresh or jar/store bought
  • 8 slice
    rye bread -- your choice (i use sourdough or marble rye from the store bakery section)
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine of your choice (i use a heart healthy margarine)
  • 4 slice
    swiss cheese -- your choice (i use deli sliced)
  • ·
    pepper or other seasonings you may like

How to Make Patty Melt Special


  1. Slice the green pepper and onion into long thin pieces; set aside
  2. Slice bacon strips in half and fry to your liking; drain and set aside. Remove some grease from the pan. Let the rest of the grease cool a bit then add sliced vegetables to sauté slowly. Toss in garlic and any seasonings you may like. I only used fine ground black pepper. Set aside.
  3. While bacon, then vegetables are cooking, place ground beef in a bowl. Add the egg and onion mix packet. Mix thoroughly and make and fry four patties.
  4. Butter back sides of bread slices and use patties, cheese, bacon, and sautéed vegetables to build a sandwich. Grill to you liking and enjoy!!
  5. Tip 1: prepping the bacon, vegetables, and uncooked patties one day can save time on making the sandwiches on another day.
    Tip 2: uncooked patties can be individually wrapped in wax paper and stored in a plastic bag or storage bin.

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About Patty Melt Special

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

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