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Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more as needed

1 medium onion, diced 

1 red bell pepper, diced 

1 1/2 pounds vegetarian crumbles, such as MorningStar 

1 tablespoon garlic powder, plus for seasoning 

1/2 tablespoon seasoning salt, such as Lowry's, plus for seasoning 

2 tablespoons yellow mustard 

2 tablespoons soy sauce 

2 tablespoons brown sugar 

1 cup ketchup 

6 hamburger buns, warmed 


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions and red peppers, and cook until softened and the onions are starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Add the vegetarian crumbles and another splash of olive oil, and season with a little garlic powder and seasoning salt. Cook for another 5 to 6 minutes, until the crumbles are warmed through. Add 1 cup water; cook 5 minutes more.
  2. In a bowl, stir together the 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1/2 tablespoon seasoning salt and the mustard, soy sauce, brown sugar and ketchup. Stir this into the veggie crumble mixture. Serve on the warmed hamburger buns.

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