This is basically a scaled down hamburger meets a grilled cheese sandwich. Try this American classic goes great with some onion rings or French fries.
vegetable cooking spray
1 teaspoon butter
1 cup onion - coarsely chopped
1 pound ground round
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 ounces cheddar cheese - shredded
8 slices sourdough bread
In a large nonstick skillet coated with vegetable cooking spray, melt butter over medium high heat. Add onion and cook until slightly browned (about 5 minutes). Reduce heat and keep cooking until tender, stirring occasionally (about 10 minutes).
Preheat the broiler.
In a medium bowl, combine ground round, black pepper, and salt. Divide the beef mixture into 4 equal, 1/4 inch thick patties. Place patties on broiler pan, coated with cooking spray. Broil until done (about 4 minutes per side).
Distribute cheese among 4 of the bread slices. Top with one patty,1/4 of onion mixture, and bread slice. Spray nonstick skillet with a generous amount of cooking spray and heat over medium high heat. Cook two sandwiches (or as many as you can fit) at a time until cheese melts and outside is slightly browned (about 4 minutes per side). Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
Calories: 540 Calories From Fat: 49%
Protein: 32g Carbohydrate: 35g
Cholesterol: 103mg Sodium: 680mg