Vegan Sloppy Joes


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

  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.