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Organic & Non‑GMO

Vegan Sloppy Joe Sandwich

Prepared with earthy mushrooms and tasty lentils, this vegan sloppy Joe makes a hearty dinner sandwich that everyone will love.

  • Prep Time:
    15 Minutes
  • Cook Time:
    20 Minutes
  • Total Time:
    35 Minutes
    (+ 10 minutes standing time)
  • 4 Servings
  • Prep Time:
    15 Minutes
  • Cook Time:
    20 Minutes
  • Total Time:
    35 Minutes
    (+ 10 minutes standing time)
  • 4 Servings

Ingredients

Sloppy Joe Sandwich

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 lb (500 g) mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 can (19 oz/540 mL) lentils
  • 1 cup (250 mL) tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) soy sauce

Coleslaw

  • 2 cups (500 mL) prepared coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt

Preparation

  1. Sloppy Joe Sandwich: Heat oil in skillet set over medium heat; cook mushrooms for 5 to 8 minutes or until slightly browned. Stir in onion, celery, garlic, thyme, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until veggies are slightly softened. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute. 
  2. Stir in lentils, tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard and soy sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened. 
  3. Coleslaw: Toss together coleslaw mix, parsley, oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic and salt until well coated. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  4. Spoon Sloppy Joe mixture over 4 slices of bread. Top with coleslaw; cap with remaining bread.

Tips

For a loaded sloppy Joe sandwich, add avocado, pickles and vegan cheese.

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