Patty Melts with Secret Sauce

Patty Melts with Secret Sauce

The special Secret Sauce makes these patty melts even more delicious. 

Patty Melts with Secret Sauce
Yields: 6
  • 1½ pounds ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 slices sourdough bread
  • ½ cup Secret Sauce
  • 3 medium Vidalia onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  1. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, Worcestershire, salt, and pepper. Shape ground beef into 6 oval patties.
  2. In a medium cast-iron skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft and golden brown, approximately 35 minutes.
  3. In a large cast-iron skillet, cook patties over medium-high heat until browned and cooked through, approximately 2 minutes per side. Remove skillet from heat. Remove patties from skillet; wipe out skillet.
  4. Layer 1 bread slice with 1 tablespoon Secret Sauce, 2 to 3 tablespoons caramelized onions, 1 slice cheese, 1 patty, and another 1 tablespoon Secret Sauce. Top with another bread slice. Repeat with remaining bread, Secret Sauce, caramelized onions, cheese, and patties.
  5. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet. Working in batches, cook sandwiches, flipping once, until golden brown and heated through, approximately 3 minutes per side. Add remaining butter to skillet as needed.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 5294 Fat: 245g Saturated fat: 129g Unsaturated fat: 92g Trans fat: 9g Carbohydrates: 514g Sugar: 72g Sodium: 7892mg Fiber: 28g Protein: 260g Cholesterol: 841mg


  1. Just realized it’s the link in the recipe instructions that requires the password. The link at the top of the page works fine.

  2. What is the secret sauce ?? Can’t you just add it to the recipe you have posted. I am not real text savy..HELP!

    • Hi Mellisa, We linked the Secret Sauce recipe in the recipe name and in the ingredient list. If you click on the words “Secret Sauce” in either location, it should take you to the recipe.

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