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Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps Photo by: Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

The Patty Melt

Fresh herbs are added to the classic Patty Melt delivering the same delectable taste to this juicy burger.

All You MAY 2013

  • Yield: 8 burgers
  • Cook time: 27 Minutes
  • Prep time: 12 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.36


  • 1 recipe Basic Burger
  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 547
  • Fat: 26g
  • Saturated fat: 11g
  • Protein: 49g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 122mg
  • Sodium: 813mg

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