Vegan Sloppy Joes

Ingredients 

4 servings

Sloppy Joe mixture:

  • 2 tablespoons preferred Olive Oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • ½ red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 pound tempeh, roughly crumbled
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • ¾ cup beer, vegetable broth, or water
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

For coleslaw:

  • 1 large avocado, pitted and diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 3 cups finely shredded green cabbage
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro

4 Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9® Sprouted Whole Grain Burger Buns, toasted

Directions 
  1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium. Add onion and bell pepper and saute until softened, 6-8 minutes. Add tempeh and garlic and cook 5 minutes more. Stir in ketchup, beer, broth, or water, and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  2. In a food processor or blender combine avocado, lime juice, salt, garlic, and ¼ cup water. Process or blend until completely smooth. If needed, add more water to reach a smooth consistency. In a large bowl combine cabbage, cilantro, and avocado dressing.
  3. To serve, divide tempeh mixture between buns and top with slaw.

*The Food For Life product in this recipe is High Fiber, Sprouted Grains, Vegetarian or Vegan. Please check labels of other ingredients to verify they meet your dietary requirements as well.*

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