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inthekitchen Spicy Buffalo Burger Use your favourite Louisiana-style (cayenne-based) hot sauce for authentic Buffalo flavour. Boon custom orders vegan burger buns from Stella’s Bakery. INGREDIENTS White Burger 2 Tbsp oil 2 cups onions, sliced 1 Tbsp fresh garlic, minced 1 vegan chicken-flavoured bouillon cube, crumbled 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 1/4 tsp salt 1 Tbsp garlic salt or powder 1 tsp black pepper 2 cups cooked rice 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup oats 1/2 pack firm tofu, crumbled into small pieces Toppings 8-10 burger buns 1/2 cup celery, sliced 8-10 leaves lettuce 1 tomato, sliced 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced hot sauce, to taste 2. Mix in cooked rice, stirring well. Rice should be free of clumps and well combined. 3. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, oats, and tofu. Mix all ingredients together. Remove 1 cup of mixture and process in a food processor until smooth. Return processed mixture to large batch and combine well. Shape mixture into patties. 4. Preheat oven to 390°F. For more texture, patties can be coated in breading of your choice. 5. Bake for 20 minutes, then flip patties. Bake for another 10-15 minutes. ASSEMBLY 1. Grill or toast burger buns. 2. Layer on sliced celery, lettuce, tomato, and red onion. 3. Baste the patty in your favourite hot sauce. Add patty to bun. Yield: 8-10 burgers METHOD White Burger 1. In a large pot, combine oil, onions, garlic, bouillon, lemon juice, salt, garlic salt/ powder, and black pepper and sauté over medium heat for 20-30 minutes, until onion mixture is cooked and golden. Remove from heat. ciao! / june/july / two thousand fifteen 21