Golden Onion and Swiss Burger

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Makes: 4  servings Start to Finish 30 mins


  • 2 tablespoons  butter, divided
  • 1 large sweet onion, very thinly sliced
  • Salt
  • 1 pound  ground beef chuck or ground turkey
  • 1 cup  shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon  Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon  pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon  chopped fresh thyme
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 1 large beefsteak tomato, sliced


1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch nonstick pan over medium heat; add onion. Cook 18 to 20 minutes, stirring until browned. Add a pinch of salt.

2. Toss beef with cheese, mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, and thyme; shape into four 1/2-inch-thick patties.

3. Heat a grill pan. Grill patties 5 to 6 minutes per side until an instant-read thermometer inserted into side of burger registers 160 degrees F (165 degrees F for turkey).

4. Heat a nonstick skillet. Butter one side of each slice of bread; place buttered side down in skillet, toast. Spread onions on untoasted side of bread; add tomato, burger, and remaining bread; repeat. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4
  • cal.(kcal)585,
  • Fat, total(g)31,
  • chol.(mg)112,
  • sat. fat(g)15,
  • carb.(g)41,
  • fiber(g)6,
  • pro.(g)35,
  • sodium(mg)718,
  • calcium(mg)353,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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