~ my salami slammer ~

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Cassie *
from Somewhere, PA

The family wanted a tasty, juicy burger tonight, and that's just what they got. I got a big thumbs up and a lot of smiles. Hope you give it a try sometime. Enjoy!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 2
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For ~ my salami slammer ~

  • 1 lb
    80/20 ground beef, or your favorite
  • salt
    & pepper
  • 2 lg
    ciabatta rolls - i used onion/poppy seed - or use your favorite bun
  • butter
    for toasting rolls
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp
    bacon fat - for frying burgers and veggies
  • 1 md
    onion, thin sliced
  • 1 c
    sliced, fresh mushrooms
  • 4 slice
    good deli ham
  • 4 slice
    good, hard salami
  • 6 slice
    swiss cheese
  • SAUCE
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    dried dill

How To Make ~ my salami slammer ~

  • 1
    Brown mushrooms & onions ( salt & pepper ) in bacon fat or butter, until tender and browning. Set aside. In a small bowl, mix up the mayo, mustard and dill. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 2
    Make your patties - salt & pepper each side. I then got my cast iron skillet pretty hot and seared the burgers in about 1 tablespoon bacon grease. ( GOOD FLAVOR ). After about 5 minutes, flip to other side and cook another 5 minutes.
  • 3
    I then placed the skillet under my broiler 2nd notch down from flame. Continue broiling until burger is cooked to your desired preference. Add a slice of cheese to each burger and broil until melted.
  • 4
    In the mean time, butter the top side of bread or bun and place 2 slices of swiss cheese on the bottom half of bread. Place on a broiler pan and broil until turning golden and cheese is melted.
  • 5
    In the same pan as you cooked the mushrooms and onions brown the ham and salami.
  • 6
    Burgers should be done by now. To build the burger, I spread about 1 tablespoon of sauce on both the top and bottom of Ciabatta.
  • 7
    Add 2 slices of fried ham, the burger, 1/2 the mushrooms and onions, 2 slices browned salami. Add the top, can cut in half if prefer, is quite sloppy, but oh so good! Make sure you have a napkin handy. :)
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