Monday, March 30, 2015

Black Bean Burgers with Spicy Yogurt Topping


These burgers are so hearty and delicious you won’t even miss the meat!


Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Makes 6 servings

2 cans (14.5 oz. each) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 egg
1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt, divided
1/4 cup Emeril’s Original Panko Bread Crumbs
4 green onions, chopped and divided
1 small red pepper, chopped and divided
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Emeril’s Bam! Burger Seasoning, divided
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
6 deli flats, sandwich thins or flatbread
Sliced avocado, lettuce and tomato

Mash black beans with fork or pastry blender.  Stir in egg, ¼ cup yogurt, Bread Crumbs, half of green onions and half of red pepper,  and 2 tablespoons Burger Seasoning.  Shape into 6 patties. 

Combine mayonnaise with remaining yogurt, green onions, red pepper and Burger Seasoning.

Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat and cook burgers 15 minutes, turning once.  Serve burgers on deli flats and top with avocado, lettuce, tomato and yogurt mixture.


Recipe developed for Emeril's




Saturday, March 7, 2015

Cheeseburger Burritos

This easy recipe combines two all-time favorites, burgers and burritos. Ready in just 20 minutes it's perfect for a quick weeknight meal or your next tailgate.

Cheeseburger Burritos Recipe

 developed for French's Foods
photography by Paul Gelsobello Studio


Prep Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 10 minutes                              

1-1/2 lbs. ground beef
1/2 cup FRENCH'S® Mustard (any flavor)
1/2 cup FRENCH'S™ Tomato Ketchup
1/2 cup dill pickle relish or chopped dill pickle
1 cup chopped tomato
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
6 (10-inch) flour tortillas 


Brown ground beef in large nonskillet; drain. Stir in Mustard, Ketchup and relish and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.  Stir in tomato and cheese.

Divide mixture evenly among tortillas. Garnish with lettuce and additional tomato and cheese, if desired. Fold in ends and roll up tortillas.



food stylist - Catherine Paukner
prop stylist/creative direction - Lauren Dellabella


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Potato Salad with Mexican flair is the perfect partner for Cheeseburger Burritos