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Horseradish-cheese sauce burgers

Serves 1

  1. 6oz ground chuck
  2. Bun, toasted
  3. 2-1/2tb sour cream
  4. 4tb sharp cheddar
  5. 1/2tb horseradish, drained
  6. 1/2tb chopped sweet pickle
  7. 1/2tsp pickled jalapeno
  • Cook burger to medium-rare, toasting bun in the meanwhile. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt and combine 3-4 on low heat. Stir in 5-7. Assemble burger and serve.
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Stuffed pitas with yogurt sauce and cucumber salad with parsley, pomegranate, feta and walnuts

Serves 4

  1. 1 onion
  2. 1 cup cilantro
  3. 9tb olive oil
  4. 2-1/2tsp salt
  5. 5tb lemon juice
  6. 1tb lemon zest
  7. 1tb coriander
  8. 1tb cumin
  9. 1tb paprika
  10. 1/2tb pepper
  11. 1/2tsp cayenne
  12. 1/4tsp cinnamon
  13. 2lb ground lamb or 85% beef
  14. 4 8in pita, edges cut off with scissors and halves separated.
  15. 1 cup greek yogurt
  16. 1/2 cup mint
  17. 2tb tahini
  18. 1tb pomegranate molasses
  19. 1tb red wine vinegar
  20. 1 english cucumber, halved and thinly sliced
  21. 3 cups parsley
  22. 1 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  23. 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  24. 4oz feta
  • Add 1-2 to processor and pulse 10-12 times. Mix with¬† 4tb olive oil, 2tsp salt,¬†3tb lemon juice and 6-13. Divide evenly onto thicker halves of pits and press evenly to 1/2in of edges. Top with remaining halves and press gently until mixture is 1/4in from edges.
  • Broil for 7-10 minutes. Flip and continue broiling for 7-10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix 15-17 with 2tb olive oil and remaining salt and lemon juice and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, whisk 18-19 with remaining olive oil. Toss with 20-21. Toss with half of 22-24, top with remaining 22-24 and set aside.
  • Halve pitas and serve with sauce and salad.

Shallow-fried chicken sandwiches

Serves 4

  1. 6 3oz boneless chicken thighs
  2. 1tb chipotle powder
  3. 2tb mayo
  4. 1tb pickle brine
  5. 1tsp salt
  6. 1-1/4 cups flour
  7. 1/2 cup cornstarch
  8. 1/2 cup oil
  9. 2-2.5 cups slaw
  10. 4 buns
  • Toss chicken with 2-5. Mix 6-7 in a bag, add chicken and shake to coat.
  • Heat oil in a 12in skillet on med-high heat, add chicken, cover, and cook for 4-5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 175 degrees. Halve and divide along with slaw into buns. Serve.

Shrimp burgers

Serves 4

  1. 1 cup panko
  2. 3 scallions
  3. 2tb mayo
  4. 1/4tsp pepper
  5. 1/8tsp salt
  6. 1/8tsp cayenne
  7. 1-1/2lb shrimp
  • Add panko to processor, pulse 15 times and set aside. Add 2-6 and 1/2lb shrimp and pulse 8-10 times. Add remaining shrimp and pulse 4-5 times.
  • Shape into 4 3/4in patties and dredge in panko. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes per side.

Sheet pan chicken shawarma wraps

Serves 6

  1. 6tb olive oil
  2. Juice of 2 lemons
  3. 3 cloves garlic
  4. 2tsp cumin
  5. 3/4tsp turmeric
  6. 3/4tsp paprika
  7. 1-1/2lb boneless breast or thighs, cut into 1/2in slices
  8. 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2in slices
  9. 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2in slices
  10. 1 red onion, halved and cut into 1/2in slices
  11. 1/2 cup tahini
  12. 1/2 cup warm water
  13. 6 pitas or lavash
  • Mix 4tb oil, juice of 1 lemon, 2 cloves garlic, 1/2tb cumin and 5-6 and toss with chicken. Marinate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Toss 8-10 with remaining oil, place on foil-lined sheet pan along with chicken and roast at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, process tahini with remaining 2-4. Add water, process and set aside.
  • Toss tahini sauce with chicken and veggies. Fill pitas or lavash and serve.

Bacon burgers with caramelized onions and blue cheese

Serves 4

  1. 7oz bacon
  2. 1 onion, halved and sliced
  3. 1-1/2lb 85% ground chuck
  4. 4oz blue cheese
  5. 4 potato buns
  • Process bacon to smooth paste. Cook in a 12in skillet on medium heat for about 5 minutes; bacon will be mostly pink and not crispy. Drain bacon, reserve 2tb fat and set bacon aside on a paper towel-lined plate until cool.
  • Cook bacon fat and onion on medium heat for 20 minutes. Set aside.
  • Mix bacon and beef and form four 1/2in thick patties. Cook on medium heat for 3 minutes. Flip, top with blue cheese, cover and continue cooking for 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toast buns. Top with burgers and onions and serve.