If you enjoy a good homemade burger, you are going to love, love, love my Best Homemade Burgers on Pretzel Bread.
When I was shopping at our local Aldi the other day, I ran across a pretzel baguette. I don’t believe I have ever seen these before. I knew I loved the pretzel buns; so I thought this would be worth a shot. I had it for a few days before I decided what to do with it. I love a good homemade burger, but we really do not have them all that often. When we do have homemade burgers, it is generally on the grill, not pan fried stovetop. I knew this pretzel baguette would make the burgers extra-special.
I just love to smell mushrooms and onions sauteing stovetop. They really do make the burgers something special. And the melting Swiss cheese tastes great and helps to glue it all together. I like the extra flavor from sauteing in butter, but you could use olive oil if you prefer.
Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions:
This recipe makes six sandwiches. In order to expedite the preparation, I used a stove-top grill top to toast the sliced pretzel bread. That way, I could grill all 12 pieces of pretzel bread at one time. You could do this in a large skillet, but you would probably have to grill them in two separate batches.
Best Homemade Burgers on Pretzel Bread:
If a good sandwich is on your radar, you cannot beat my Best Homemade Burgers on Pretzel Bread. For another great sandwich, try my Easy Pizza Sub Meatball Italiano. It’s one I will also be making this week. Food & Wine has a post titled Sandwiches where they give sandwich recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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If you enjoy a good homemade burger, you will love these pretzel burgers.
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 pretzel baguette
- 6 slices Swiss cheese
- 6 ounces sliced mushrooms
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 4 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large skillet, melt 3 tablespoons butter. Add the mushrooms, onions, salt and pepper and saute, covered, 10 minutes over medium heat, stirring often. Uncover and continue sauteing for another 10 minutes, stirring often.
Meanwhile, patty out the burgers in 6 oblong patties. Salt and pepper to taste.
Transfer the mushrooms and onions to a plate and set aside. In that skillet, pan fry the burgers over medium heat to rare, medium or well-done.
While the burgers are cooking, slice the pretzel baguette into 12 equal pieces. Using a grill top or large skillet that has been buttered, grill the pretzel bread slices until nicely browned on both sides.
Lay 6 pretzel slices on a platter, top with a burger. Slice each piece of cheese down the middle and lay the 2 pieces of cheese on each burger. Divide the mushrooms and onions between the 6 sandwiches. Top the sandwiches with another slice of pretzel bread.
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