2 ½ pounds ground beef (7-10% fat, preferably grass fed)
Dash of salt and fresh ground pepper to season meat
¾ pound light Jarlsberg or light Swiss cheese, sliced thin
5-6 large vine ripened tomatoes, sliced ½ inch thick
20 dinner rolls (preferably whole wheat)
In a medium pan heat olive oil on medium-high heat and add onions.Saute until onions are translucent, turn off heat and set aside.
Shape ground beef into 1 ½ inch diameter balls.Flatten to 3 inch patties.Prepare barbeque to medium-high to high heat.Grill patties until cooked to desired doneness, approximately 4 – 5 minutes for medium well.Add slice of cheese during last 2 minutes of cooking.If desired, toast cut side of roll on grill about 1 minute.
Place patties on dinner rolls, add slice of tomato and onions on top.Serve immediately.
Tips and Twists: Substitute ground turkey meat instead of ground beef.Experiment with different light cheeses and a variety of grilled vegetables on top of the burger.Also you can mix finely chopped vegetables with ground meat.Good choices are onion, peppers or carrots.Enjoy!