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Vegan Sloppy Joes | Dietitian Debbie Dishes

Vegan Tempeh Sloppy Joes

  • Author: Deborah Davis
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Sandwich, Dinner

Description

A healthy, vegan twist on the classic sloppy joe sandwich!


Ingredients

  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 16 ounces tempeh, crumbled
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons green chile
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 whole grain hamburger buns

Instructions

  1. Heat canola oil in a large skillet. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic to pan and saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tempeh and saute until lightly browned.
  3. Stir in the ketchup, tomato paste, green chile, and vegetable broth. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add chili powder, paprika, mustard, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 10 minutes over medium heat until sauce begins to thicken and ingredients are heated through.
  5. Serve over a toasted bun with a side of chips or sweet potato fries.