This meatless take on sloppy joes uses soy crumbles, which can be found in the frozen food section of most grocery stores.

David Joachim
Recipe by Oxmoor House August 2011

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Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 1 cup boiling water and sun-dried tomatoes in a small bowl; let stand 15 minutes. Drain.

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  • While tomatoes hydrate, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes, brown sugar, and next 7 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, uncovered, 6 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally.

  • Stir meatless crumbles into vegetable mixture; cook over medium-high heat 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.

  • Spoon about 1/2 cup vegetable mixture onto each bun bottom; cover with bun tops.

  • Young Chefs can:

  • Watch tomatoes rehydrate

  • Measure chopped bell pepper

  • Older Chefs can:

  • Measure brown sugar

  • Place buns on plate, and help assemble sandwiches

Nutrition Facts

267 calories; fat 6.2g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 15.6g; carbohydrates 45.8g; fiber 10.9g; iron 6.1mg; sodium 660mg; calcium 313mg.
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