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Copycat Steak 'N Shake Frisco Melt Recipe


- ½ cup thousand island dressing

- ¼ cup French dressing

- ¼ cup ketchup

- Two splashes (about ⅛ of a

teaspoon) of Worcestershire

- 9.5 ounces ground round

- 4 ounces ground sirloin

- 2 ounces ground T-bone steak

- 2 tablespoons margarine

- 4 slices sourdough bread

- 2 slices American cheese

- 2 slices Swiss cheese


- 2 sandwiches

Total Time:

- 15 minutes prep, 15 minutes cook

1. Combine dressings, ketchup, and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

2. Mix the meats together by hand and refrigerate for 10-30 minutes.

3. Create four, approximately 3-ounce patties, formed into a hockey puck shape.

4. Spread margarine on two pieces of sourdough bread.

5. Place two pieces of sourdough bread margarine side down on a 325-degree Fahrenheit surface (4 on your stovetop).

6. Place a slice of Swiss cheese on one piece of bread in the pan.

7. Cook two meat patties on a 375-degree Fahrenheit flat top or pan (6 on your stovetop). Gently press the top of each, cook for 30 seconds, flip and press with a solid spatula, cook for 1-2 minutes, and then flip again.

8. Stack a cooked burger on top of each piece of melted Swiss, followed by a piece of American cheese and the second patty.

9. Move everything to a plate, top burger stack with plain toasted bread with lots of Frisco sauce.

10. Top with sauced-bread, cut at an angle, and enjoy!