Vegan Sloppy Joes my hubby even likes

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday February 22, 2017 comments Tags: vegan sloppy joes, quinioa sloppy joes, quinioa manwich

Sloppy Joe time! Who is "Joe" anyway?

I hope you fall in love with this recipe. The best part is you can choose your 'meat' options to suit what you have in the fridge and the sauce... MMMMM! You won't wanna spend your hard earned money on the canned stuff ever again!

The splurge ingredient is the coconut aminos. This is a great soy free alternative to soy sauce or bragg's aminos.

The "Meat" Options:

1. Cooked Quinioa

  • 1 Cup uncooked quinioa
  • 2 Cups of broth
  • (Cook quinioa according to the package. Or you can use the 2:1 ratio much like rice if the package isn't handy)

2. Cooked or Raw Carrots

  • 2-3 Cups of shredded carrots

3. Cooked or Raw Cabbage

  • 2-3 cups of shredded cabbage (red and green options available)

4. Beans

  • 2-3 14oz cans of beans (I suggest kidney, pinto, or black. You can also cook your own beans too.)

The Sauce:

  • 2 tps avocado oil*
  • 2 Tbs coconut aminos
  • 3/4 cup of Jazzy's awesome ketchup
  • 1/2 cup of sweet onion diced
  • 1-2 jalapenos minced (red bell pepper works too)
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1tps apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 tps molasses**


  • Heat the pan.
  • Add the oil along with the onion, Jalapeno, and garlic
  • Salt the mixture
  • Cook the onions until they caramelize
  • Add the ramaining ingredients
  • Reduce (cook until it thickens) for about 10min. Depending on your altitude and quality of ingredients, you may need to play with the molasses depending on your sweet level. Don't go over board though!
  • Then add your 'meat' and enjoy on a sprouted bun!

* other oils will work as well such as olive or coconut. Coconut will give the sauce more sweet and avocado oil doesn't have much of a flavor so I suggest the later of these.

**coconut nectar, maple syrup, or honey can work here but it won't have the rich flavor that molasses brings. This one I recommend a little cheat treat and use the molasses only if you have it.

Stay Fit! Stay Jazzy! XOXO

PS Feel free to comment with any Jazzy additions to this recipe. You never know, I may feature your ideas in an upcoming video.

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