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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 191.2
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 538.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.7 g
  • Protein: 15.5 g

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Vegan Sloppy Joes

Submitted by: RUGBY1212

Introduction

This recipe is so good my family (NON-VEGANS and NON-VEGETARIANS) request it for parties! This recipe is so good my family (NON-VEGANS and NON-VEGETARIANS) request it for parties!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup sweet onion, chopped
    1 red bell pepper, chopped
    1 cup mushrooms, sliced and chopped
    3 cloves garlic, minced or chopped
    2 tbsp olive oil
    1 10 oz package frozen spinach(the chopped kind)
    1 can tomato paste (6oz)
    6 tbsp of A1 Steak Sauce (yes, it is vegan!)
    1 tbsp dried parsley(or fresh if you like)
    a bit of fresh ground pepper if you like
    1 package Morning Star Farms Grillers Recipe Crumbles meal starter (1 package yeilds 6 2/3 cup servings)WARNING!!!! These are no longer vegan!!! as a comment down below states. I have not tried the boca ones that are mentioned.

    Bob's Red Mill has a TVP that is vegan though. I am adjusting the ingredients to reflect this change. I appologize for the Morning Star Farms switch. how ridiculous that they've changed their recipe...


    please feel free to add/change spices as needed. sometimes we put mustard in, or horseradish, etc...

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Directions

FIRST: take out spinach and set on counter to thaw (or run tap water over the package for a bit) while preparing the rest of the veggies.

SECOND: rehydrate the TVP per package instructions.

Heat olive oil over medium heat and sautee the onions first, until soft.
Add peppers, sautee until tender.
Add the mushrooms and garlic.
Sautee for an additional 3-5 minutes until tender and blended well.
Add slightly thawed spinach and cover for 3 minutes.
Add can of tomato paste, stirring and mixing it in to the veggies. Cover for 2 minutes.
Add A1 sauce and dried parsley
Add rehydrated TVP and stir well. Cover for additional 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

serve with buns of your choice!

Yields: approximately 6-8 servings. For more servings, double or triple everything in the recipe.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RUGBY1212.






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  • 16 of 18 people found this review helpful
    NB. Morningstar Crumbles are *no longer* vegan, as they changed the recipe (the wrong way if you ask me). Boca Crumbles are still vegan I believe.

    Worth checking regularly as these recipes seem to change without warning. - 1/19/10

    Reply from RUGBY1212 (9/7/10)
    Thank you! I just discovered this. I have altered my recipe and now make it with Bob's Red Mill TVP. Again, thanks for pointing this out, as I did not realize they had changed their recipe. Darn them!!!


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  • O.K.
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I did not care for these sloppy joes. I think they would be better if you omit the A-1 and add ketchup/barbecue sauce. Just a thought. - 8/27/07

    Reply from RUGBY1212 (2/7/09)
    i'm sure it's tastey with bbq or ketchup...we just don't like them so much. A-1 is our family's favourite. Please experiment and have fun! Thanks for trying the recipe!


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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm eating it right now and it's delicious. I'm not a vegan but this just looked so good, I had to try it. I'm thrilled that it's as good as everyone said it was! I did end up adding about 1 c. of pasta sauce to it though to fix the consistancy. - 8/1/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    great recipe!!, I used a 6 oz package of baby portobello mushrooms which was closer to 2 cups chopped but it worked great. I added a little cumin and cayenne for spice, and ran out of A-1 so I added worshteshire sauce instead, also a good match. - 7/8/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Like sloppy Joes - 5/13/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    even my spinach-hating but vegetarian son loved this!
    i took out the mushrooms and onions for him, used Red Sauce instead of steak sauce and made my own tomato paste, but it was delicious! and the leftovers made a nice base for chili-- just added beans! - 8/6/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to make. MUCH better than the vegetarian sloppy joes you get at the store.
    I made it exactly to the recipe but it wasn't saucy enough for me, so I'll have to add to it, but still great. - 7/17/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I had to change my rating from 2 stars to 4. I didn't like the recipe on the day that I made it because the spinach flavor was overpowering. BUT the second day, after the flavors mellowed and melded, it was outstanding! I now consider this confort food and will return to this recipe again & again. - 8/21/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My number one favorite vegetarian dish! It tastes even better than sloppy joes made with meat.
    Everyone in my family loves it (except my younger sister who doesn't like anything without meat). - 6/5/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This looks lovely. If I use dried TVP how much would I need to use? I'm in England so not familiar with the brands listed. - 4/5/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    what is tvp? sorry for sounding stupid! - 2/5/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i loved this recipe. i didnt use a1 an i added a little cayenne pepper because i like spice... delicious! thanks :) - 1/14/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Boca Crumbles ARE still vegan, so you don't have to use TVP - 7/4/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Actually we did not like this recipe at all. But, rather than letting the left overs go to waste: we added a can of progresso tomato soup and some hot italian sausage. Served with elbow noodles and it made Delicious Goulosh!! So, thank you for the inspiration!! - 3/26/09

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The texture was perfect, and I love how many veggies are in this, particularly the mushrooms. However, our entire family felt this was a bit bland. I will definitely try it again with some variation. Thanks! - 10/5/08

    Reply from RUGBY1212 (2/7/09)
    variation in spices is, well, the spice of life! we vary it all the time, and i strongly recommend it!


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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! I did make a few adjustments-I used a combo of tempeh and tvp, only because I had those around the house okay and my husband just added a smidgen of wine. But this is really the best sloppy joes I have had. Thanks!! Leen - 9/6/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We loved this. Will defineately make this again. We did put a little shredded cheese on top. :-) - 7/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    ohh so yummy and chocked full of veggies. Two thumbs up! - 4/24/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made this today and it was yummy - very hearty. A couple of changes we made 1) We used a local bbq sauce in lieu of the A-1 and 2) We used 2 cups of mushrooms. It's great on a whole wheat bun and great on its own. - 4/5/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    my daughter said it was the best thing she ever tasted! I thought it was yummy! My husband said it was okay! - 3/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I just made my first batch and it turned out great. Will definitely make again. - 9/29/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yum! My 11 year old son and I enjoyed this very much and it will become a regular meal in our home. Thank you so much. - 7/29/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was a hit. I will definitely be making it again. Thank you for sharing this recipe! - 7/20/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It tasted so good and it was so easy to make! - 7/9/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was really really good. - 6/20/07

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