Sloppy Joes are beloved by millions of Americans. Whether you make your own Sloppy Joes or use a canned mixture, it's something that everyone in your family will love. However, you may find yourself needing a meatless recipe at some point.
Perhaps you're trying to cut down on your meat consumption while dieting. Or, maybe you need to feed a hungry vegetarian. Either way, this recipe for meatless Sloppy Joes is a great option. Instead of ground beef, you'll be using ingredients like beans and peppers.
Don't think that this recipe is lacking in flavor. It couldn't be more flavorful! The peppers alone provide a lot of taste, but the addition of onion, ketchup, yellow mustard, garlic, and chili powder really makes for a complete package. You might not even think about the lack of meat!
So, regardless of why you might need or want a vegetarian Sloppy Joe recipe, you've got a great one right here. Make sure to save this recipe so that you can return to it whenever you need it. Now, let's explore this delicious, alternative way to make a classic.
Meatless Sloppy Joes
2 cups thinly sliced onions
2 cups chopped green bell peppers
15 ounces canned kidney beans, drained and mashed
8 ounces tomato sauce
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon chili powder
4 sandwich rolls, split
1. Combine all ingredients (except rolls) in slow cooker.
2. Cover; cook on LOW 5 to 5-1/2 hours or until vegetables are tender. Serve on rolls.
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