Know that crunchy, buttery, cheesy goodness of a warm grilled cheese? Well, this is a grilled cheese, burger, and loads of toppings combined to make your mouth water.
Remember when mama would make you a grilled cheese sandwich, with the cheap government cheese? That stuff melts perfect. Now you’re a big kid, and forced to make your own grilled cheese sandwiches. It’s time to kick them up a notch and use those mature and aging taste buds while they are at their prime. Grab some fixings, because this grilled cheese just got intense.
PS. I’d grab a roll of paper towels while you’re at it.
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- 1 lbs ground beef
- salt and pepper
- ½ cup mushrooms sliced
- 1 small onion sliced
- 8 slices Monterrey jack cheese cheddar cheesy, colby cheese or other favorite cheese
- 4 slices tomato
- 8 slices bacon cooked
- 8 slices hearty bread
- 4 tbsp butter butter
- Form the ground beef into wide flat thin patties. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
- If using, preheat a large skillet.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the onions and peppers with a pinch of salt, over medium heat until soft, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from pan, set aside.
- Salt the patties. Swirl 1 tbs butter in the pan to coat. Add the patties and cook 3 to 5 minutes, flipping once halfway through cook time. Remove from pan.
- If using the skillet, wipe down.
- Butter the outside of each slice of bread. Lay a slice of cheese on each piece of bread. Add a patty, top with onion and pepper mix, a slice of tomato, 2 slices of bacon, and another slice of cheese. Add the top piece of bread, butter side out.
- Place sandwiches on pre-heated griddle or hot skillet. Cook until golden brown and cheese is melted through, flipping once as needed to brown both sides.