East Meets West Burgers

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East Meets West Burgers done slaw

It’s What’s for Dinner Wednesdays.  I was asked, along with a few other bloggers, to participate in a recipe challenge hosted by Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.  The recipe for this week is East Meets West Burgers.  I altered the recipe just a bit, using tortillas instead of buns.  I also took advantage of a jar of Hoisin Sauce to flavor the burgers, cutting down on the number of ingredients.

Here’s what you’ll need:

East meets West Burgers ingr

  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 4-5 Tbs. Hoisin Sauce, plus more to top burgers
  • 1 cup slaw mix
  • 1 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • large flour tortillas

In a bowl, combine the Hoisin Sauce and ground beef, mixing well with your hands.  Form into small patties.  I made 6 small (slider size) burgers with this.  Grill until done.

Mix the oil and vinegar into the cup of slaw mix.  To serve, spread Hoisin Sauce in the middle of a flour tortilla.  Place a burger on top.  Add slaw and fold the tortilla over, placing it with the folds down on the plate.  Cut this diagonally.  It’s a bit like a giant pot sticker or dumpling.

With the remaining slaw mix, I made Hawaiin Cole Slaw.  This was a perfect accompaniment to the burgers.

For participating in this recipe challenge, NCBA sent me this Beef Grilling Gift Bag.

beef pack

You can participate in this recipe challenge and be entered to win a Beef Grilling Gift Bag by linking up to the Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner Facebook page.  They will be giving one away each Friday in September.

You might also want to check out the other bloggers participating in the recipe challenge.  I’ve enjoyed seeing how each cook makes the dish just a little different. 

–          Kristen – Dine and Dish
–          Aggie – Aggie’s Kitchen
–          Amy – Dinner’s for a Year and Beyond
–         Heidi – Tried and True Cooking
–          Patsy – Family, Friends and Food
–          Andy – Dinner’s On Me
–          Kate – Cooking During Stolen Moments

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  1. I love the flavor of Hoisin Sauce, but never thought to make a burger with it! Can’t wait to give this a try.

  2. I made these for dinner tonight and almost followed the recipe exactly. Your substitutions sound great!


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