Tempeh Sloppy Joes Recipe

Tempeh Sloppy Joes Recipe

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Makes 4 servings

Everyone needs a good Sloppy Joe recipe. This recipe will have you catching every bite before it falls on your plate or the floor.

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  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 8-ounce package tempeh, crumbled into small pieces
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 multigrain hamburger buns

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Heat 1/2 cup water in skillet. Add onion and bell pepper and sauté until cooked through. Add remaining 1/2 cup water and tempeh. Sauté for 5 to 7 minutes, allowing the tempeh to get well-done.

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Add tomato sauce, ketchup, agave nectar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and garlic powder and cook for 15 minutes. Serve on buns.

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I Didn’t Know That: You can substitute faux meat crumbles, textured vegetable protein (TVP), or even lentils in this recipe.

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Per serving:

  • 273 calories
  • 7.9 g fat
  • 1.6 g saturated fat
  • 24.5% calories from fat
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 17.6 g protein
  • 36.6 g carbohydrate
  • 14.4 g sugar
  • 6.3 g fiber
  • 666 mg sodium
  • 143 mg calcium
  • 3.9 mg iron
  • 27.7 mg vitamin C
  • 239 mcg beta-carotene
  • 1.5 mg vitamin E

Source: The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook by Neal Barnard, M.D. Recipe by Robyn Webb.