Vegetarian Sloppy Joes Recipe

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes recipe is a combination of many recipes and experimentation.Vegetarian Sloppy Joes recipe can also be made with TVP, ground turkey, or even ground beef instead of tempeh.


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages tempeh
  • ½ cup minced green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • hamburger buns


Step 1

Heat oil in a deep, 10-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Cook the onion in the oil until translucent. Crumble the tempeh into the skillet; cook and stir until golden brown. Add the green pepper and garlic; cook another 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in the tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, honey, molasses, cayenne pepper, celery seed, cumin, salt, coriander, thyme, oregano, paprika, and black pepper; stir. Simmer another 10 to 15 minutes. Spoon hot onto hamburger buns to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

384 calories; protein 18.3g; carbohydrates 37.3g; fat 19.6g; sodium 424.9mg.

Follows on Facebook