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Mario Batali's Frijoles Sam Champion

Get the Recipe: With $15 Worth of Groceries Chef Mario Batali Creates Brand-New Recipe

Diane Sawyer puts the chef to the ultimate cooking test.
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

As part of "GMA's" $15 Dinner Dare series, each day an anchor will unveil a list of secret ingredients. Then a chef will have to prepare a tempting meal live on-air with the newly unveiled ingredients in just minutes.

Mario Batali is the first chef to take on the challenge. Diane Sawyer gave him his list of surprise ingredients live on-air Monday.


  • 4 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TBSP red curry powder
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can of Black Beans, drained and rinsed (15.5 ounce)
  • Cooking Directions

    In a 12-inch cast iron skillet, heat olive oil until smoking. Add onions and curry and sauté until brown.

    Crack eggs into skillet and fry until soft-cooked. Chop with a fork, add the beans and stir well. Simmer for 7 minutes.


    *Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: black beans, eggs, curry powder, onion

    Course: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch

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