The name says it all! Caramelized onions, melted cheese and lean turkey patties served on rye come together for this Mouth-Watering Turkey Patty Melt recipe. This is a lean burger favorite that the whole family will love. All for under 500 calories per serving.
tablespoons butter, divided
cup chopped onion
(16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Burger Patties
slices American or Cheddar cheese
slices rye or pumpernickel bread
In skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add onion and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally.
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray or add 1 to 2 teaspoons of oil. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Place burger patties in hot skillet. Cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
Place 1 cheese slice over each slice of bread. Add patties and top with onions. Close sandwiches with remaining bread, cheese side down. In skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter.
Cook sandwiches 3 minutes per side or until browned and cheese is melted.