Kitchen Cook Alongs: Backyard Burgers

May 21, 2020
4:00 pm
1 hour

Cook along with us every Thursday and learn how to cook delicious dishes with everything but the kitchen sink. Chef Eliza will help you create a flavor-packed dinner PLUS prep ingredients for bonus meals you can have throughout the week with a few simple swaps from your freezer and pantry. And as an added bonus, wellness experts will chime in with helpful tips about boosting immunity and reducing stress.

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Main Meal Ingredients

The list below includes enough ingredients for 4 total meals, so if you’re cooking for one person, you’ll have enough for one Not-So-Basic Burger, one burger salad, one pizza, and one low-carb wrap. For more people (or more leftovers), be sure to multiply your ingredients accordingly. Or if you just want Lebanese Grain Bowls for 4 meals, use this list as-is! Want this grocery list emailed to you? Head over to the Cooking Lesson and click the Groceries icon in the upper right.

  • Garlic, 5 Cloves
  • Green Onions, 1 Bunch (Swap: red onion, shallots, chives)
  • Portobello Mushrooms, 4 Medium (Swap: white or cremini mushrooms)
  • Red Onion, 1 Medium (Swap: white or yellow onion)
  • Romaine, 1 head (Swap: butter lettuce, mixed greens, baby spinach)
  • Tomatoes, 2 Medium
  • Ground Beef, Lean, 1 lb (Swap: ground turkey, chicken, or pork; black beans for vegetarian)
  • Black Pepper
  • Dijon Mustard, 3 TBSP
  • Honey, 2 tsp (Swap: maple syrup, orange juice)
  • Kosher or Sea Salt
  • Olive Oil
  • Rice Wine Vinegar, Seasoned, 1 TBSP
    Red Wine Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Lemon
  • Whole Wheat Burger Buns, 4 (Swap: butter lettuce or romaine for a low-carb option)


Additional Meal Ingredients

  • One cheese pizza (frozen, take out, or homemade)
  • Favorite wrap fixins not listed above (for example, taco toppings)

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