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Tempeh Sloppy Joes

Two Stars Guiding Stars
  • Servings:

    6 (292 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    20 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    20 minutes


Soft, warm bread heaped with tomato sauce full of tempeh and veggies makes a cozy, easy meal you can throw together on any weeknight.
1 T. olive oil
1 med. onion, chopped
16 oz. tempeh, crumbled
2 T. brown sugar
1/2 t. garlic powder
1 green pepper, chopped
1 zucchini, quartered and sliced
1/2 c. frozen corn
1 T. red wine vinegar
1 T. low-sodium soy sauce
1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
2 T. tomato paste
6 whole grain rolls, sliced in half
Tempeh Sloppy Joes


1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and cook until softened. Stir in tempeh and cook 2 minutes. Add sugar, garlic powder and cayenne.
2. Reduce heat to medium. Add bell pepper, zucchini, corn, red wine vinegar and soy sauce. Cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
3. Add tomato sauce and paste, cooking until vegetables are softened. Spoon onto rolls to serve.


Nutritional Facts
Servings 6 (292 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 370 kcal (18%)
Calories from Fat 103 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 11 g (18%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (9%)
Cholesterol 0 mg (0%)
Sodium 352 mg (15%)
Total Carbohydrates 48 g (16%)
Dietary Fiber 9 g (38%)
Protein 22 g (36%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 30 mg (33%)
Calcium 222 mg (17%)
Iron 5 mg (28%)