Diner-Style Patty Melt

By GrillingMontana

February 3, 2020

Prep Time

10 mins

Grill Time

10 mins

Total Time

20 mins


A staple at the lunch counter of your favorite diner the diner-style patty melt is an amazing burger that can be enjoyed almost any time of the day. A grilled burger patty combines with grilled onions and melted swiss cheese and gets a perfect amount of crunch from toasted rye bread.





Ground Beef


Sweet Onion Sliced Thinly





Swiss Cheese


Rye Bread


Step 1

Form the ground beef into a rectangular burger patty about the same size and shape of your bread slices. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

Step 2

Preheat the SearNSizzle™ in the middle position on broil for 10 minutes with rails down.

Step 3

Place the butter on the flat side of the SearNSizzle™ and saute the onion in the butter on broil with a pinch of salt for about 5 minutes or until the onions become wilted and slightly translucent.

Step 4

Set aside.

Step 5

Carefully, flip the SearNSizzle™ so the rails are up and repeat the preheating. Once preheated, grill the burger for about 4-6 minutes total or to your desired doneness flipping once.

Step 6

Put the rye bread slices on the SearNSizzle™ and air fry for 2 minutes. Flip the bread and put the grilled onion evenly on each slice. Top the onion with the swiss cheese and air fry for another 1-2 minutes or until the cheese starts to melt.

Step 7

Put the burger between the slices of bread with melted cheese and onion.

Step 8

Serve immediately.

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