Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Shopping with Mudpie


Meows from Mudpie! Today we're joining Bacon the Pig and Fozziemum for their fun blog hop called “Shopping Around the World" where we're asked to price items in our area in order to find out what different things cost in various parts of the world.

This month the theme is sammies, and since Mommy eats as little meat as possible and never met a black bean she didn't like, she decided to try the Pioneer Woman's Black Bean Burger recipe (with a few adaptations). Here's the ingredient list and what each item cost:


14.5 ounce can of black beans $0.99
1/2 cup of Panko breadcrumbs $1.00
1/2 cup of shredded cheese (3 packages/$5.00)
1 egg
1 teaspoon chili powder $1.00
Hamburger buns
Lettuce (we used Romaine hearts, package of 3 for $2.50)
Roma tomatoes $1.99/pound
Hummus (we used the new Heluva Good Roasted Red Pepper hummus, $1.99 with a $1 off coupon)

Drain and rinse the black beans, then mash them up with a fork. Add the breadcrumbs, egg, chili powder, and shredded cheese. Stir until everything is combined.

Heat olive oil in a skillet and form the bean mixture into patties. Cook about 5 minutes on each side, or until the burgers are heated through.

Spread hamburger buns with hummus, then place the patties on the buns. Top with lettuce and tomato, then pop on the lids!


Mommy says these burgers were amazing and she will definitely be making them again soon.

That was fun! Do you think I might have a future as a food blogger or should I stick to kitty stuff???

21 comments:

  1. I love TJ's and this feature. I always mean to join but never have time. Easy our dog blogger pal in France does it and it's fascinating seeing products from other countries.

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  2. Oh I bet youir mom is totally right... that burgers are super amazing!

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  3. Oh dear our Mum would only have eaten the salad!

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  4. That sounds delicious - at least to my mom! she wants to try it!

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  5. Mudpie, I think you do have a future as a food blogger. :)

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  6. The mom says this sounds very tasty and she may need to give this recipe a try!

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  7. Mmm...that sounds good! I love black bean burgers but have never made them from scratch before.

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  8. Mmmm, that looks delicious. I never thought I'd be craving a black bean burger for breakfast. If you ask me, you would do well as a food blogger, too! Purrs!

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  9. That looks yummy! Black bean patties are great.

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  10. we aren't so sure about those, but mom said they sound pretty good to her

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  11. Squeals! That looks so amazing! I even want to try it my friend. Thanks for participating in Shopping Around the World <3 XOXO - Bacon

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  12. I couldn't eat them myself (wheat *and* cheese!) but my cats would love them.

    (It *is* easier to share human food with the resident cats since we've lost lactose-intolerant Ivy.)

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  13. The human says it looks delicious to her, but we kittehz would have had the basket full of chicken!

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  14. That sounds great- I love veggie burgers.

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  15. Ohhhhh I didn't think of making my own veggie burgers! I am saving this recipe! thanks!

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  16. They sound awesome! Thanks for the recipe. I'll have to check out the other blogs for their ideas. 😃

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  17. Food is right up your alley but next time I’d like to see some meat in there. MOL!

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  18. We love black bean burgers. We're gonna have to try these out, Mudpie and Mommy!

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  19. I come for the burger... :D It looks delicious <3 Double Pawkiss :) <3

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