- 6 tbsp unsalted butter
- 2 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced
- kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef, at least 20 percent fat
- 8 slices seeded rye bread
- 8 slices swiss cheese
As great dinner sandwiches go this is one of the finest, that’s why they say it is hard to beat patty melts: loaded with ground beef, Swiss cheese and fried onions griddled on a rye till crisp, oozing packages of salty-sweet delight oozing out of a savory delicacy. Between the butter and the onions and the cheese, the sandwiches make their own class by undercooking the burger patties slightly before assembly, so they finish while you’re grilling the sandwiches at the end.
How to Make The Patty Melt Sandwich
Another fun Variant is that its popularity had more to do with the idea of putting the cheese in the patty which was later discovered during the 90’s.