Veggie Sloppy Joes
A vegan alternative for the saucy sandwich.
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 package tempeh, finely crumbled*
1/4 cup green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 cup tomato sauce
1 tablespoon sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
Lettuce, shredded for accompaniment
Burger buns, split and toasted
- In a skillet, heat the oil and sauté the onion until it is translucent. Add the tempeh and green pepper. Sauté over medium heat until the tempeh is lightly browned.
- Add remaining ingredients, except the lettuce; mix well and cook over low heat for about 10 minutes.
- Serve on toasted buns with the shredded lettuce.
Makes 4 servings.
*An Indonesian food made by splitting, cooking, and fermenting soybeans.