As Memorial Day and the summer grilling season arrive, ConAgra Foods, Inc. and Chicago-based chef and popular food "vlogger" Billy Parisi (BillyParisi.com), have teamed up to create a collection of new recipes with fresh ingredients that will spice up summer grilling.
"When summer comes and the grill tops come off, many people are searching for new, creative dishes to prepare at backyard gatherings," said Parisi. "So many people know and love the ConAgra Foods ingredients that I'm using in these recipes. By adding a few other fresh ingredients, they can create a unique summer treat."
Taking traditional grilling to a new level, Chef Billy is featuring ConAgra Foods brands such as Hunt's, Gulden's, Ro*Tel and La Choy in simple, delicious recipes. Combining these brands with chicken, steak and popular produce from local farmers markets, his offerings include Mini Sausage and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches with Queso. Chef Billy's new creations for the grill can be found at www.forkful.com.
"We're excited to partner with Chef Billy Parisi for an out-of-the-box grilling menu that's sure to impress grill masters and adventurous foodies," said Brett Groom, senior vice president for marketing at ConAgra Foods. "Chef Billy is mixing bold flavors with popular seasonal ingredients to transform traditional grilling into a delectable meal."
In addition to the new recipes, Chef Billy also offers his culinary tips and tricks to help consumers master the grill and impress friends and family at backyard cookouts this summer.