Sid's Onion Burger

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Recipe by dojemi

"For these addictively tasty burgers, ground beef is pressed onto the griddle with paper-thin slices of onion and seared until crisp around the edges. The recipe comes from Sid's Diner, a restaurant in El Reno, Oklahoma." Courtesy of Saveur Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Working in 2 batches, heat 2 tablespoons oil in a 12" cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add 3 beef balls and, using the back of a spatula, press down on them until they're thin; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Top each patty with a portion of the onions; season with salt.
  4. Press onions into the meat and cook for 1 minute more.
  5. Flip burgers; flatten with the spatula. Place a cheese slice on each patty and let melt while onions and meat brown.
  6. Serve on buns.

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