Veal Patty Melts

Veal Patty Melts 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Veal Patty Melts 150

Patty melts, an old-fashioned diner favourite, get a delicious flavour update with veal.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Russian mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sweet mustard
  • 8 dark rye bread
  • 4 oz Canadian Swiss cheese thinly sliced
Patties:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb ground veal

Method

In large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; cook sliced onions, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 10 minutes. Set aside.

Patties: Meanwhile, in bowl, whisk egg with water; stir in minced garlic, chopped fresh parsley, Dijon mustard, salt, caraway seeds and pepper. Mix in veal. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties.

Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 160°F (71°C), 12 to 14 minutes.

Spread mustard over 4 of the bread slices. Top with patties, cheese and fried onions; sandwich with remaining bread.

Place on greased grill over medium-low heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until golden and cheese is melted, about 6 minutes. Cut in half.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 846 mg
  • Protein 38 g
  • Calories 513.0
  • Total fat 26 g
  • Potassium 535 mg
  • Cholesterol 171 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 31 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 35.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 33.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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