Corned Beef Melts

Corned Beef Melts are the perfect solution to St. Patrick's Day leftovers. But they're so delicious, you'll want to make corned beef just so you can enjoy these sandwiches!

Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 mins. Cook Time: 5 mins.

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– 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, divded – 1 medium onion, thinly sliced – 1 Tbsp brown sugar – ¼ tsp salt – ¼ tsp pepper – 4 slices rye bread – 3 Tbsp grainy mustard – 4 slices provolone or Swiss cheese – 4 slices leftover corned beef

Add 1 Tbsp butter to large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions & stir until well coated in butter.

Cook Onions

After about 10 mins of cooking, stir in brown sugar. Coook for 20-40 mins, stirring every 5 mins, until onions are well caramelized. Add salt & pepper.

Cook Onions

Spread 2 Tbsp butter on one side of slices of bread. Spread thin layer of dijon on other side of bread. Place 2 slices of bread bread butter-side-down on skillet over medium-low heat.

Make Sandwiches

Place 2 slices cheese on each slice of bread. Top with corned beef slices & caramelized onions.

Make Sandwiches

Top with the other slice of buttered bread. After cooking a few mins on one side, flip sandwich over. Cook until bread is toasted & cheese is melty.

Make Sandwiches

There's a high chance you'll love these corned beef sandwiches even more than you loved St. Patrick's Day dinner!


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