Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 large sweet onion , such as Vidalia or Maui

  2. 1 lb lean ground beef

  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder

  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  5. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  6. 8 red kale leaves or 8 green kale leaves or 8 other desired lettuce , stems removed

  7. 2 teaspoons olive oil

  8. 4 slices hearty bread (sliced 3/4-inch each) or 4 slices Texas toast thick bread, toasted (sliced 3/4-inch each)

  9. 4 slices swiss cheese

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Peel and cut onion into four 1/4-inch-thick slices; reserve remaining onion for another use.

  2. Shape meat loosely into four 1/2-inch-thick patties; sprinkle with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

  3. Press 1 onion slice into the center of each patty and shape meat around onion until top of onion is flush with the surface of the meat patty.

  4. Place patties, onion side up, on grill.

  5. Grill for 10 to 13 minutes or until meat is done, carefully turning once halfway through grilling with a spatula once meat firms up. Turn carefully to keep onion intact.

  6. Lightly brush kale leaves with oil and add to grill the last 1 to 1 1/2 minutes of grilling.

  7. To serve, place 2 kale leaves on each bread slice. Top with a slice of cheese, then the meat patty, onion side up.


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