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What do you do when you plan on burgers only to realize you don’t have buns?! You make patty melts!

pimento cheese

Pork and Pimento Cheese Patty Melts

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • about 1/2 to 3/4 cup of pimento cheese
  • Butter
  • 8 slices of bread

Prepare you grill to medium heat. In a bowl, combine the pork and the cumin. Divide pork mixture into four even balls. Press each one into very thin patties. Grill until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

Heat a skillet over medium heat while spreading one side of each piece of bread with desired amount of butter. Place four slices butter side down in the skillet. Top with a pork patty and desired amount of pimento cheese. Top with second slice of bread. Grill the bread on each side until lightly browned and the pimento cheese is melted. Makes 4 patty melts.