The Patty Melt

The Patty Melt Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Fresh herbs are added to the classic Patty Melt delivering the same delectable taste to this juicy burger.


8 burgers

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Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 27 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 547
Fat 26 g
Satfat 11 g
Protein 49 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 122 mg
Sodium 813 mg


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, thinly sliced
2 10-oz. packages button mushrooms, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
8 ounces Swiss cheese, cut into 8 slices
Assorted toppings (optional):


1. Prepare burgers as recipe directs. Keep patties refrigerated until ready to cook.

2. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add mushrooms, season with salt and pepper and sauté until mushrooms release their liquid and it evaporates, about 12 minutes. Stir in parsley, lemon juice and thyme. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

3. Grill or broil burgers as recipe directs. Top with cheese during last minute of cooking time. Transfer to buns, and spoon mushroom mixture over each. Serve immediately with assorted toppings, if desired.