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The “Originals” Section contains recipes that were distributed with the original salad dressing back in the 40’s and 50’s. Take a stroll down memory lane with these authentic recipes or use them as a springboard for your own kitchen creations!

Swiss Chalet Hamburgers



Original recipe makes 4 servings

2 lbs. Ground Beef

2 Tbsp. Swiss Chalet Dressing

½ Tsp. Dry Tarragon


Salt and Pepper to Taste

½ Yellow Onion, sliced

1 Cup Hot Water

  1. Knead Salt and Pepper into the Ground Beef.  Add Swiss Chalet Dressing and Dry Tarragon.  Form into patties.  Brown onion in bacon drippings (remember this recipe is from the 40’s!).  Remove onion and quickly brown the patties on each side.  Add 1 cup of hot water to pan with patties.  Cover and steam until done.  Serve with juice from pan and top with onions.


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