Texas Patty Melts

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Make these cheesy grilled sandwiches made using beef, flavored with salad dressing and steak sauce - perfect for Southwestern cuisine.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
4
(1/4-inch-thick) slices red onion
Olive oil
8
slices purchased frozen buttered garlic Texas toast
4
(1-oz.) slices hot pepper Monterey Jack cheese
1
tablespoon purchased ranch salad dressing
1
tablespoon steak sauce
  • 1 Heat grill. Shape ground beef into 4 (4-inch-square) patties.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 13 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning once.
  • 3 Meanwhile, brush onion slices with oil. Add onion to grill during last 5 to 8 minutes of cooking time; cook onions until tender, turning once. Prepare bread as directed on package for grill. Top each patty with cheese slice; cook just until melted.
  • 4 To serve, place onion slice on each patty on grill. Spread 1 side of 4 slices of toast with salad dressing; spread remaining 4 slices of toast with steak sauce. Top each steak sauce-spread slice of toast with onion-topped patty. Cover each with salad dressing-spread slice of toast.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    700
    (
    Calories from Fat
    400),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    44g
    44%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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