Vegan Sloppy Joes

Number of Servings: 
Serves 4
Recipe Source: 


  • Sloppy Joe Mixture
    • 2 tablespoons preferred Olive Oil
    • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
    • 12 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
    • 1 pound tempeh, roughly crumbled
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 34 cup ketchup
    • 34 cup beer, vegetable broth, or water
    • 12 teaspoon black pepper
  • Coleslaw
    • 1 large avocado, pitted and diced
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 12 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 3 cups finely shredded green cabbage
    • 12 cup chopped cilantro
  • 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 to 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 14 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.


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