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Blackstone Griddle Patty Melt Burger

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Oozing with swiss cheese and topped with caramelized onions, this Blackstone Griddle Patty Melt Burger is the BOMB! Take your backyard barbecue up a notch with a homemade patty melt.

stacked blackstone griddle patty melt dripping with cheese
Serve with some air fryer home fries for a complete meal!

Perfectly charred smashed burger nestled on a piece of toasted bread with caramelized onions, and melted swiss cheese. That’s exactly what you get when you make this patty melt. This is my spin on the famous Whataburger Patty Melt Copycat but made at home on your Blackstone Griddle. I have one word to describe it….YUM!!!

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Why You’ll Love Homemade Patty Melts

  • Quick and easy
  • Incredible flavor
  • Can be made for a crowd
  • Everyone will go CRAZY for them
  • Easy to customize the recipe

How To Make Patty Melts

Step 1: Caramelize Onions

Begin by adding butter to the hot Blackstone Griddle. Add the sliced onions and season with salt and pepper. Flip frequently until they are the texture and color you like.

Step 2: Cook the burgers

Add hamburger to the griddle and smash down to form a flattened patty. Season with Blackstone Whiskey Burger Seasoning. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until the bottom side develops a slight crust.

Flip the burgers, and add a little more seasoning, salt and pepper. Finish cooking until the burger reaches desired doneness.

Step 3: Toast the bread

Butter the bread and toast on the Blackstone. Flip and toast second side.

Step 4: Assemble the patty melt

Add caramelized onions to the burger and top with a slice of swiss cheese. Let sit until the cheese gets melty. Add the burger to the toast and serve. Enjoy!

steps for making homemade patty melt on the blackstone grill
Easy steps that even a beginner can do!

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of cheese can I use?

Any kind of melty cheese will work perfectly. I prefer swiss, but that is how I have always made them. Some other options are:

  • American
  • Pepper Jack
  • Monterey Jack
  • Cheddar
  • Mozzarella

What sauce can I add to a patty melt?

There are lots of options and honestly, I love them all!

  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • Spicy or Yellow Mustard
  • Thousand Island Dressing
  • Ranch Dressing

What kind of bread do you need?

Sourdough, white bread, or rye are my favorites. You could play around with the bread to see what you like the best and go with that!

blackstone griddle patty melt stacked up

Blackstone Griddle Patty Melt Burger

This Blackstone Griddle Patty Melt has a perfectly charred smashed burger nestled on a piece of toasted bread with caramelized onions, and melted swiss cheese.
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Course: Blackstone Griddle
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackstone griddle patty melt, homemade patty melt, patty melt
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 665kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef made into 8 patties
  • 2 medium onions cut into slivers
  • 4 slices swiss cheese
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • Blackstone Whiskey Burger seasoning to taste
  • butter

Instructions

  • Begin by adding 1-2 tablespoons butter to the hot Blackstone Griddle. Add the sliced onions and season with salt and pepper. Flip frequently until they are the texture and color you like.
  • Add hamburger to a greased griddle and smash down to form a flattened patty. Season with¬†Blackstone Whiskey Burger Seasoning. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until the bottom side develops a slight crust.
  • Flip the burgers, and add a little more seasoning, salt and pepper. Finish cooking until the burger reaches desired doneness.
  • Butter the bread and toast on the Blackstone. Flip and toast second side.
  • Add caramelized onions to the burger and top with a slice of swiss cheese. Let sit until the cheese gets melty. Add the 2 burger patties for each patty melt and serve. Enjoy!

Notes

Note: You can cut the recipe in half and make 1/4 pound burgers instead of 1/2 pound. Or keep the recipe the same and serve 8 with smaller burgers. 

Nutrition

Calories: 665kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 177mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 705mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 5mg
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