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Season 42



  • S42E01 Eat Your Veggies!

    • May 14, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    Martha Stewart, the queen of farm-to-table cooking, is excited to judge a competition with gorgeous garden goodies in every basket. In the first round, the chefs find some impressive greens and a sweet treat with a good-for-you spin. Squash is the meatiest find in the second produce-packed basket. Will the chefs successfully make it a star on their plates? Finally, a puzzling dessert basket includes spinach as a savory surprise.
  • S42E02 Bacon, Burgers, and Beer!

    • May 21, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    In what may be the best Chopped competition theme ever, the chefs' baskets are packed with bacon, burgers and beer! In the bacon appetizer round, the competitors go in some inventive directions with their dishes, including pizza and poutine. Round two is an adrenaline-packed burger battle that has the chefs working with a fun take on onion rings. And the alliterative theme comes to its boozy conclusion in the dessert round, with beer boldly represented in the baskets.
  • S42E03 Dill Dilemma

    • May 28, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    The first basket challenges the chefs to come up with a yummy solution to a dill pickle-flavored treat; a Midwestern casserole in the entree basket; a chef's injury puts their Gjetost cheese dessert in jeopardy.
  • S42E04 Just Add Cheese!

    • June 4, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    Comfort food connoisseurs and gourmands alike know that any dish can benefit from a slice, a melt or a sprinkling of cheese! In this special competition, every basket is filled with cheesy yumminess including an unusual take on a Philadelphia classic in the first round. The chefs must work with a crunchy cringe-worthy surprise in addition to a fancy Spanish cheese in the entree round. And a cheese-tastic tower is one of the building blocks for the finalists' desserts.
  • S42E05 Team Ice Cream

    • June 11, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    Four chefs set out to prove that ice cream can work well in two savory courses; a scoop sandwiched in the middle of an indulgent ingredient in the first basket; a unique ice cream flavor at the center of an unusual dish in the second basket.
  • S42E06 Holy Bologna!

    • June 18, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    Four chefs are forced to get creative from the start when they find a kitschy, oddball cake and an unusual hybrid veggie in their appetizer baskets; an offal surprise and a fun fungus dish keep things interesting in Round 2; a key lime dessert.
  • S42E07 Plum Fantastic

    • June 25, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    Ingredients: Appetizer: kinome, raspberry wasabi mustard, buffalo potato tots, chicken hearts Entrée: guinea hen, mixed oca, nopales, 'o pere e 'o musso Dessert: micro lemongrass, strawberry cream liqueur, sour plums, Dutch baby pancakes Judges: Scott Conant Geoffrey Zakarian Marcus Samuelsson
  • S42E08 Culinary Fireworks

    • July 2, 2019
    • 45 minutes
  • S42E09 Grills On! Game On!

    • July 9, 2019
    • 45 minutes
  • S42E10 Hotdog Hotshots

    • July 16, 2019
    • 45 minutes
  • S42E11 Take The Cake

    • July 23, 2019
    • 45 minutes
  • S42E12 Beef Cake Mistake

    • July 30, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    Four talented chefs are ready to compete in the Chopped Kitchen, but there's something peculiar about the huge, elaborate cake in the appetizer basket: It's made of beef! In the second round, a strange twist on a classic Italian dish tests the competitors' creativity, and the two remaining chefs are challenged to make desserts using a mayo that may be tricky to incorporate.
  • S42E13 Epic Burgers

    • August 6, 2019
    • 45 minutes
    The chefs battle it out to see who can build the most epic burger masterpieces. An awe-inspiring tower kicks off the first round of hamburger hustling. An old-school lunchbox favorite adds a bite of yummy, kitschy fun to the entree round, and a sweet challenge is in store for the two remaining chefs who must make epic burgers suitable for dessert.