Spicy Chopped Cheese Sandwich

Spicy Chopped Cheese Sandwich 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.


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

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 25 mins

    SERVING : 2

    YIELD : 2 sandwiches

Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

Per Serving: 763 calories; protein 49.8g; carbohydrates 40g; fat 44.9g; cholesterol 166.4mg; sodium 1498.1mg.