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Clinton Kelly's Grilled Cheese Hamburger

Grilled Cheese Hamburger Clinton Kelly
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skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
4
cost
$
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Grilled Cheese Hamburger Recipe: A cross between two diner classics, this decadent burger is sandwiched between two grilled cheeses.
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ingredients
  • 16 slices White Bread
  • 16 slices American Cheese
  • Mayonnaise for greasing (plus more to serve)
  • 1 pound Ground Beef (80/20 blend)
  • 1 Beefsteak Tomato (sliced)
  • 6 large pieces Green Leaf Lettuce
  • Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Ketchup to serve
  • Mustard to serve
  • Bacon to serve
  • Pickles to serve
  • Caramelized Onions to serve
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  • 1
    16 slices White Bread
    16 slices American Cheese
    Mayonnaise for greasing (plus more to serve)
    Preheat a griddle to medium. Lay out 8 pieces of bread and place 2 pieces of cheese on each. Top with remaining slices of bread. Spread mayonnaise on the outside of the sandwiches.
  • 2
    1 pound Ground Beef (80/20 blend)
    Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper
    Divide meat into 4 patties (4 ounces each). Season with outside of each patty with salt and pepper.
  • 3
     
    Place the sandwiches on the griddle and cook until golden on the first side. Flip the sandwiches and cook until golden and the cheese is melted. Remove to a plate and begin to cook the patties. Place the patties on the grill and cook for 2 minutes per side or until slightly charred on both sides.
  • 4
    6 large pieces Green Leaf Lettuce 
    1 Beefsteak Tomato (sliced)
    Bacon to serve 
    Ketchup to serve
    Mustard to serve
    Pickles to serve
    Caramelized Onions to serve
    Place each cooked patty on a grilled cheese sandwich and top with your choice of lettuce, tomato, bacon and condiments. Top with another grilled cheese sandwich. Slice and enjoy!

    Helpful Tips:
    1. Using mayonnaise instead of butter on the outside of the sandwich helps prevent the bread from burning.
    2. Do not use lean ground beef for your burgers -- the fat in the beef melts and makes the burger even more delicious.
     
 
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