Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

I am not a vegan, but I love the different variety of meatless soy burgers. This is a patty melt made with whatever flavor burger you want. Add mustard, ketchup, and a pickle for extra flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large onion, cut in half vertically and sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 12 cup water
  • 1 (10 ounce) packagefrozen veggie burgers (or meatless soy protein burger)
  • 8 slices reduced-calorie whole wheat bread
  • 4 slices process American cheese or 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • butter-flavored cooking spray
  • salt and pepper


  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, saute 12 minutes or until very tender, adding water, 1 tablespoon at the time, to prevent scorching. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  2. Remove onion from pan, keep warm.
  3. Cook meatless burgers in pan according to package directions.
  4. Divide cooked onion evenly over 4 slices of bread and top each with 1 burger patty and 1 cheese slice. Cover with remaining 4 slices of bread.
  5. Place pan over medium heat until hot. Coat one side of each bread slices with cooking spray and place 2 sandwiches, coated side down, in pan, and cook about 3 minutes or until brown.
  6. Coat top sides of sandwiches with cooking spray, turn sandwiches over, and cook for about 3 minutes or until brown.
  7. Repeat procedure with remaining sandwiches.
  8. If you own a indoor grill (such as George Forman) you can also make them, once assembled, on the grill and you dont' have to turn them over. Enjoy.


Most Helpful

This is an excellent recipe! It's 8 Weight Watchers Points Plus and delish!! I used Arnolds sandwich thins (seedless rye) and added a little Dijonase for more flavor. The onions cooked perfectly and it was a hit with my husband who loves patty melts. Thanks, Carole in Orlando

carole in orlando March 16, 2013

This was a great way to make a veggie burger better! I thoroughly enjoyed it and am having it for lunch tomorrow! I have to tell you that my dh did not want a veggie burger for dinner, but I knew it would be good, so I said, "Well you're gonna get one and if you don't like it, you can feed it to the dog." He loved it and said he will gladly have it again. Matter of fact, he just asked me to make another and split it with him. I can't believe it, but then again I can! I chose this recipe in honor of our dear Bergy. Hey Bergy, I had a Veggie Bergy! lol

Chef Mommie May 30, 2006

Having mostly given up beef as a bow to good health, I was delighted to find this recipe. I made mine with a reduced fat rye bread and a Boca burger (very meaty flavor) and it was absolutely fabulous. Also because I used fat-free cheese, it was WW Core plus 1 point for the bread. Absolutely delicious.

justcallmetoni April 22, 2006

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