Ube, also known as purple yam, is a delicious and versatile ingredient that can be used to make a wide variety of dishes, from sweet to savory. It has a unique flavor that is both nutty and sweet, and its vibrant purple color makes it a visually appealing addition to any meal. Here’s 20+ tasty ube recipes to try out!
Ube lends the prettiest violet hue to your cooking and baking! But how do you use it?
Here’s some tips for using ube in your cooking:
Ube can be found fresh, frozen, or dried in most Asian grocery stores.
If you’re using fresh ube, be sure to peel it and cut it into cubes before cooking.
Ube can be steamed, boiled, or roasted.
Once cooked, ube can be mashed, puréed, or diced.
Ube has a natural sweetness, so you may not need to add much additional sugar to your recipes.
Ube can be used in both sweet and savory dishes.
Ube is a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
So what are you waiting for? Get creative and start using ube in your cooking today!
This ube waffle is extraordinary with its ultra chewy, mochi-like centers with a light and crispy crust–let’s not even get started on the sweet and nutty flavor of this traditional Filipino purple yam.Get the RECIPE from Hungry Huy
These easy Ube Cheesecake Bars are SO delicious! It has a crispy graham cracker crust, luscious cheesecake batter, & beautiful ube swirl topping. It’s a showstopper dessert!Get the RECIPE from Balance with Jess
This ube pandesal recipe is absolutely delicious! Give the classic Filipino breakfast staple an exciting and delicious twist with the new ube cheese pandesal with ube halaya! Get the RECIPE from Aubrey's Kitchen
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