Purple Burger

Inspired by Filipino flavors, this burger is complete with bun, slaw and cheese — all in a pretty purple hue.

Ingredients

Purple Buns

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cups grated ube (purple yam or sweet potato), steamed and mashed
  • 3/4 cups warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon yeast

Cheese

  • 4 ounces solid mild cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca flour or starch
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4-5 drops purple food color

Slaw

  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2 Thai chilis, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Patties

  • 1/2 pounds fresh ground pork
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons White vinegar
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Steps

  1. Make the buns: In a bowl, combine warm water and yeast. Add to flour while mixing.
  2. Then add ube and knead into smooth dough ball.

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