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Food Shake Shack to Test Its Own In-House Veggie Burger

03:00  14 april  2018
03:00  14 april  2018 Source:   foodandwine.com

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Courtesy of Shake Shack . The Veggie Shack patty is made from black beans, brown rice, and roasted beets. Meatless hamburgers have emerged as one of the hottest trends in the food service industry, in no small part thanks to the growth and success of the “bleeding” fake-meat burger brands

Today is the day that Shake Shack finally unveiled its new veggie burger . It ’ s the first real attempt at the dish after years of telling vegetarian customers While Impossible Burger specializes in imitation burgers that “bleed,” Shake Shack depends on beets to do the job. The pinkish-purple hue of beets

a close up of a sandwich on a plate© Courtesy of Shake Shack

Meatless hamburgers have emerged as one of the hottest trends in the food service industry, in no small part thanks to the growth and success of the “bleeding” fake-meat burger brands Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat which take a scientific approach to revolutionizing meat-free patties. But though these brands have started popping up everywhere from TGI Fridays to White Castle to MLB ballparks, some restaurants prefer to try their own take on veggie burgers, including Shake Shack, which is set to debut its own in-house meat-free burger next week.

Arriving on April 19, the “Veggie Shack,” as Shake Shack has dubbed it, will be tested exclusively in select New York City locations. Unlike the aforementioned Impossible and Beyond burgers, Shake Shack’s patty follows a more traditional route, built from black beans, brown rice, and roasted beets. The burger is then topped with provolone cheese, lettuce, onions, pickles and vegan mustard mayo to complete the Veggie Shack package. The non-meat option will sell for $7.29.

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The Veggie Shack is made with black beans, brown rice and roasted beets topped with provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles and vegan mustard mayo. It can also be made entirely vegan by removing the cheese and substituting a gluten free bun or lettuce wrap! “ Shake Shack has always

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Needless to say, veggie burgers made from things like black beans, brown rice and beets can be equally delicious, sometimes even more delicious, than their fake meat counterparts, though these different styles of meatless burgers tend to have very different flavor profiles. However, according to Mark Rosati, Shake Shack’s culinary director, that’s kind of the point. “We know both [Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger] and have a lot of admiration and respect for them and what they have created!” he told us via email. “But in the end, we wanted to create something ourselves in-house so we could control the texture and flavor profiles we were after.”

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Shake Shack recently announced that it would be testing a new veggie burger at select locations in New York City. Unlike those aforementioned patties, Shake Shack ’s veggie burger doesn’t really aim for a meaty taste or texture, instead emphasizing the flavor, feel, and color of its vegetable

Shake Shack also served up the Veggie Shack at the Eat Drink Vegan festival in Pasadena, CA over Memorial Day Weekend. This 3-day event featured over 100 vegan vendors, and the Veggie Shack was a highlight for Shake Shack to Test Its Own In - House Veggie Burger . Vegetarians Rejoice!

Meanwhile, Shake Shack fans will remind you that the chain already has a vegetarian option, the ‘Shroom Burger, which offers a cheese-filled, fried Portobello mushroom for its “patty”—though that burger is more of its own beast than what most people would consider a meatless burger. And of course, if it’s just beef you’re looking to get away from, Shake Shacks everywhere still offer the brand’s much ballyhooed Chick’n Shack crispy chicken sandwich.

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<p>Spoiler alert: Actual veggies often do not factor prominently in veggie burgers.</p>With the word “veggie” right in its name, you might assume that any veggie burger is naturally a healthy choice. But beyond being made sans meat, the ingredients in plant-based burgers on the market vary widely. (Spoiler alert: Actual veggies often do not factor prominently.) Their nutritional profile is also often inconsistent,  says Ellen Klosz, a Consumer Reports nutritionist.

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