Sunday, July 25, 2010

Classic Patty Melt

A diner classic, Patty Melts are made with very thin, oval shaped burger patties, and served on thin grilled rye bread, with caramelized onion, and Swiss cheese. Just amazingly delicious!

Classic Patty Melt

Patty melts have been around forever and are a classic diner food, but I don't hear much about them anymore. I happen to love them though and what's not to love? A thin burger - read that again, thin burger - on grilled rye with caramelized onion, sandwiched between melted cheese - it's pretty much good ole comfort food.  When's the last time you had one?

Now, from what I know, a classic patty melt is supposed to be made only with Swiss cheese, as in the above picture, but The Cajun prefers his with good ole American cheese.  Some would say that is all wrong. I don't know...

Sure looks good to me. So I say, use whatever cheese makes you happy. Here's how to make them.

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Posted by on July 25, 2010

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