Swiss Sirlion Burgers with Tomato Gravy

  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4  slices Swiss cheese 
  • chopped fresh basil 

Mix together sirloin, egg, pepper and salt in a large bowl.

Shape into 4 patties.

Cook patties in a large skillet over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove patties, reserving drippings.

Sauté onion in drippings 2 minutes.

Add tomatoes and water.

Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes.

Return patties to skillet; spoon tomato mixture over patties.

Cover and cook 15 minutes; uncover and cook 5 minutes.

Place 1 cheese slice on each patty.

Cover and cook 3 minutes.

Sprinkle with basil.

Serve over rice.