Patty Melt With Bacon and Garlic Aioli

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It's hard to top American diner classics, but we think we might be on to something. We dressed up a standard patty melt with homemade aioli and more!

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Prep Time

20 min

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Cook Time

10 min

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Wait Time

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Patty Melt With Bacon and Garlic Aioli

Ingredients

Serves 4
4 servings Serves

Instructions

Step 1

Toss the garlic, egg, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and parsley into a blender. As you begin blending, slowly drizzle in the olive oil.

Toss the garlic, egg, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and parsley into a blender. As you begin blending, slowly drizzle in the olive oil.

Step 2

Continue blending the aioli until the mixture thickens to a consistency similar to mayonnaise. Set aside.

Continue blending the aioli until the mixture thickens to a consistency similar to mayonnaise. Set aside.

Step 3

Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat, and add the bacon. Flip every few minutes as necessary until the bacon's edges are crispy on both sides.

Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat, and add the bacon. Flip every few minutes as necessary until the bacon's edges are crispy on both sides.

Step 4

Meanwhile, heat your grill to 400 degrees, and begin prepping the patties.

Meanwhile, heat your grill to 400 degrees, and begin prepping the patties.

Step 5

Form four patties using your thumb to make an indent in the middle. This will prevent the patties from expanding too much during grilling.

Form four patties using your thumb to make an indent in the middle. This will prevent the patties from expanding too much during grilling.

Step 6

Apply olive oil to both sides of the patties. Season generously with salt and pepper. Dribble some Worcestershire sauce in the indentation.

Apply olive oil to both sides of the patties. Season generously with salt and pepper. Dribble some Worcestershire sauce in the indentation.

Step 7

Throw the patties on the grill, and cook for four minutes on each side. Put two slices of cheese on top of them for the last minute of grilling.

Throw the patties on the grill, and cook for four minutes on each side. Put two slices of cheese on top of them for the last minute of grilling.

Step 8

You didn't forget the bacon, did you? Once it is cooked on both sides, move it to a plate covered in a paper towel to absorb some of the grease.

You didn't forget the bacon, did you? Once it is cooked on both sides, move it to a plate covered in a paper towel to absorb some of the grease.

Step 9

Using the same skillet, lower the heat a bit, and place the Texas toast in the bacon grease to toast it. Flip once the underside starts to brown.

Using the same skillet, lower the heat a bit, and place the Texas toast in the bacon grease to toast it. Flip once the underside starts to brown.

Step 10

Construct your patty melts! Spread the aioli on one side of the toast, lay a bed of lettuce, add the burger, and top with red onion and bacon.

Construct your patty melts! Spread the aioli on one side of the toast, lay a bed of lettuce, add the burger, and top with red onion and bacon.

Step 11

Enjoy with a side salad, some homemade fries, or even a milkshake.

Enjoy with a side salad, some homemade fries, or even a milkshake.

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Patty Melt With Bacon and Garlic Aioli

Patty Melt With Bacon and Garlic Aioli

By getmunchedup

It's hard to top American diner classics, but we think we might be on to something. We dressed up a standard patty melt with homemade aioli and more!

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

10 min

Wait Time

--

Ingredients

Serves 4

Instructions

Toss the garlic, egg, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and parsley into a blender. As you begin blending, slowly drizzle in the olive oil.

Step 1

Toss the garlic, egg, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and parsley into a blender. As you begin blending, slowly drizzle in the olive oil.

Continue blending the aioli until the mixture thickens to a consistency similar to mayonnaise. Set aside.

Step 2

Continue blending the aioli until the mixture thickens to a consistency similar to mayonnaise. Set aside.

Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat, and add the bacon. Flip every few minutes as necessary until the bacon's edges are crispy on both sides.

Step 3

Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat, and add the bacon. Flip every few minutes as necessary until the bacon's edges are crispy on both sides.

Meanwhile, heat your grill to 400 degrees, and begin prepping the patties.

Step 4

Meanwhile, heat your grill to 400 degrees, and begin prepping the patties.

Form four patties using your thumb to make an indent in the middle. This will prevent the patties from expanding too much during grilling.

Step 5

Form four patties using your thumb to make an indent in the middle. This will prevent the patties from expanding too much during grilling.

Apply olive oil to both sides of the patties. Season generously with salt and pepper. Dribble some Worcestershire sauce in the indentation.

Step 6

Apply olive oil to both sides of the patties. Season generously with salt and pepper. Dribble some Worcestershire sauce in the indentation.

Throw the patties on the grill, and cook for four minutes on each side. Put two slices of cheese on top of them for the last minute of grilling.

Step 7

Throw the patties on the grill, and cook for four minutes on each side. Put two slices of cheese on top of them for the last minute of grilling.

You didn't forget the bacon, did you? Once it is cooked on both sides, move it to a plate covered in a paper towel to absorb some of the grease.

Step 8

You didn't forget the bacon, did you? Once it is cooked on both sides, move it to a plate covered in a paper towel to absorb some of the grease.

Using the same skillet, lower the heat a bit, and place the Texas toast in the bacon grease to toast it. Flip once the underside starts to brown.

Step 9

Using the same skillet, lower the heat a bit, and place the Texas toast in the bacon grease to toast it. Flip once the underside starts to brown.

Construct your patty melts! Spread the aioli on one side of the toast, lay a bed of lettuce, add the burger, and top with red onion and bacon.

Step 10

Construct your patty melts! Spread the aioli on one side of the toast, lay a bed of lettuce, add the burger, and top with red onion and bacon.

Enjoy with a side salad, some homemade fries, or even a milkshake.

Step 11

Enjoy with a side salad, some homemade fries, or even a milkshake.

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