Smoky Vegan Sloppy Joe Recipe

Smoky Vegan Sloppy Joe Recipe

Serves 3
Prep time 1 hour
Cook time 45 minutes
Total time 1 hour, 45 minutes
The Smoky vegan sloppy joe recipe hits the spot! It is perfect for parties, that Tuesday night poker game, or Wednesday night book club. Use your favorite ketchup or BBQ sauce flavor (just be mindful of the sugar content – keep it as low as possible).


  • 1 cup Textured Soy Protien (TVP)
  • 1 cup Onion (chopped)
  • 3 Medium Mushrooms (chopped)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Ketchup or BBQ Sauce (your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1/4 cup Green Pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup Tomatoes, low sodium (crushed or petit sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon Low Sodium Tamari Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Liquid Smoke
  • 6 medium slices Rye Bread


Step 1. Heat a large nonstick skillet on medium high heat until water dances off the surface. Add onions and sear for about a minute. Add mushrooms and sear for an additional minute.
Step 2. Add Soy and water. Stir mixture while soy absorbs the water. Add all other ingredients (except the green pepper) and and stir to mix thoroughly. You may need to add some water to achieve the proper consistency.
Step 3. Put a lid on the skillet, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
Step 4. Scoop the sloppy joe mix on the bread and garnish with the chopped green pepper.
Step 5. Enjoy