grilled cheese “fat burger”

Fat Burger Grilled Cheese

A hearty and indulgent sandwich combining the juicy flavors of a cheeseburger with the comforting classic of a grilled cheese. Perfect for a satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • For the Burger Patties:
  • 1 lb ground beef (80/20 blend)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • For the Grilled Cheese:
  • 8 slices of your favorite bread (sourdough, white, or whole wheat)
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 8 slices of cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices of American cheese
  • Optional Toppings:
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Pickles
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayo

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Burger Patties:
  • In a bowl, mix the ground beef with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Form the beef mixture into 4 equal-sized patties.
  • Heat a skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Cook the patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness. Set aside.
  1. Prepare the Grilled Cheese:
  • Preheat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat.
  • Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  • Place 4 slices of bread, butter-side down, onto the skillet.
  • Layer each slice with one slice of cheddar cheese and one slice of American cheese.
  • Place a cooked burger patty on top of the cheese layer.
  • Add any optional toppings like tomatoes, lettuce, and pickles if desired.
  • Top each patty with another slice of cheddar cheese and American cheese.
  • Place the remaining bread slices on top, butter-side up.
  1. Cook the Grilled Cheese:
  • Cook the sandwiches for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  • Press down gently with a spatula to ensure even cooking and melting.
  1. Serve:
  • Remove the sandwiches from the skillet and let them cool slightly before slicing.
  • Serve with your favorite condiments like ketchup, mustard, or mayo.

Enjoy your decadent Fat Burger Grilled Cheese!

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