Tempeh Sloppy Joes
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We updated an old classic so that it's lower in calories and higher in nutritional value. Who knew a vegetarian sloppy joe could taste so good?
tempeh4 oz, chopped
olive oil cooking spray1 spray(s), or enough to coat skillet
uncooked onion(s)½ medium, minced
canned tomato sauce1 cup(s)
table salt⅛ tsp, or to taste
black pepper⅛ tsp, or to taste
mixed grain hamburger roll(s)4 item(s), toasted
- Steam tempeh until softened, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and mash well with a fork; set aside.
- Coat a nonstick skillet with olive oil-flavored cooking spray and set over medium-low heat; add onion and sauté until very tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce and tempeh, and simmer 2 to 3 minutes; season to taste with salt and pepper. Top bottom of each bun with about 1/2 cup of tempeh mixture. Cover with tops and serve.