The chopped cheese sandwich originated in New York City. It is not spicy and is traditionally made on a flat top grill. I do not have a flat top and also wanted to incorporate some heat so here is my not so traditional version.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 sandwiches
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until onions are soft and starting to caramelize, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

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  • In a large bowl combine ground beef and Sriracha sauce. Mix well unto Sriracha is evenly distributed. Form mixture into two patties and season with salt and pepper.

  • Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add hamburger patties and cook 5 minutes or until a crust forms on the bottom. Flip patties over and cook 3 minutes.

  • Using a wide spatula, break patties up into large pieces. Sprinkle cooked onion in between the spaces of the hamburger pieces. Layer cheese over the beef, and cook 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  • Divide meat mixture evenly between the toasted hoagie rolls. Top each with shredded lettuce and sliced tomato.

Nutrition Facts

763 calories; protein 49.8g; carbohydrates 40g; fat 44.9g; cholesterol 166.4mg; sodium 1498.1mg. Full Nutrition
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