Alain's Version of Mel's Beef Burger

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Recipe by Chef mariajane

This recipe came from a regional magazine 'Saltscapes'. The recipe sounded so delicious I had to share it. The original recipe is a well-kept secret; this is Alain's version!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (6 g) package beef gravy mix
  • 4 hamburger buns with sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 16 ounces steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, julienned
  • 2 teaspoons relish
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 4 slices processed cheese (or your favorite unprocessed cheese)


  1. Prepare gravy mix according to package directions.
  2. Split hamburger buns, and butter the insides.
  3. Grill buns in a hot skillet until browned; set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter, sauté the steak and onion for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour in 3 ounces gravy; simmer until liquid has reduced by half.
  6. Dress the bottom halves of the buns with relish and mustard.
  7. Top with steak and onions and a slice of cheese.
  8. Serve with plenty of napkins!
  9. Makes 4 servings.

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