Meatless Manwich: 7 Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Recipes

Photo by: Family Kitchen
TVP Sloppy Joe Sliders
These classic-looking sloppy joes use veggie-based, protein-rich TVP or Textured Vegetarian Protein. This recipe allows for maximum deliciousness since ... more 
Photo by: Family Kitchen
TVP Sloppy Joe Sliders
These classic-looking sloppy joes use veggie-based, protein-rich TVP or Textured Vegetarian Protein. This recipe allows for maximum deliciousness since the TVP absorbs all the flavors. This recipe also greatly resembles real meat.
Make TVP Sliders:
Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup TVP
1 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce
2 Tbsp maple or agave syrup
14 ounce can of fire-roasted tomatoes, crushed
14 ounces water
6 ounces tomato paste
2-3 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp chili powder
2 Tbsp dried parsley flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp liquid smoke
pepper/salt to taste

Directions:

1. In a nonstick skillet, add all the ingredients and begin to stir. The TVP will absorb the liquid as it cooks.
2. Cook for about 15 minutes on medium heat. Salt and pepper to taste.
Note: you can also do a "garden" version of this recipe and

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Tue, Sep 18, 2012 2:24 PM EDT
At the mere mention of sloppy joes, most people recall a fond childhood memory of digging into the big, sloppy, delicious sandwich. But this messy classic recipe doesn't have to stop being a favorite once you reach adulthood...or because meat is no longer on your family's menu. This fuss-free meal will please adults and kids alike and is perfect for serving a big, hungry crowd. Here are 7 meat-free ways to serve up delicious, scrumptious, filling, fun sloppy joes. One taste and you will have doubts that they are truly vegan! - By Kathy Patalsky



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