Tempeh Sloppy Joes
This recipe features tempeh, a high-protein meat alternative made from soybeans!
You can substitute lentils for tempeh in this recipe.
Makes 50 Servings
Heat 6 1/4 cups water in a large rondeau. Add onion and bell pepper and sauté until cooked through.
Add remaining water and tempeh. Sauté for 10-12 minutes or until the tempeh is browned and well-done.
Add tomato sauce, ketchup, agave nectar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and garlic powder. Cook for 20 minutes or until warmed.
Transfer into 2, 2-inch deep hotel pans to hold for service. Keep warm.
For service, distribute 1 heaping 2-ounce spoodle of the mixture into each bun.
Fat: 7.9 g
Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
Calories from Fat: 24.5%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 17.6 g
Carbohydrates: 36.6 g
Sugar: 14.4 g
Fiber: 6.3 g
Sodium: 666 mg
Calcium: 143 mg
Iron: 3.9 mg
Vitamin C: 27.7 mg
Beta-Carotene: 239 mcg
Vitamin E: 1.5 mg
NSLP Crediting Information: 1 portion provides: 2 ounces meat/meat alternate equivalent, 2 ounces grain equivalent, 1/4 cup red vegetable, 1/4 cup other vegetable.