Tempeh Sloppy Joes

Number of Servings: 6 (292 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Tempeh Sloppy Joes

Soft, warm bread heaped with tomato sauce full of tempeh and veggies makes a cozy, easy meal you can throw together on any weeknight.


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 16 oz. tempeh, crumbled
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • ½ cup frozen corn
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 6 whole grain rolls, sliced in half


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and cook until softened. Stir in tempeh and cook 2 minutes. Add sugar, garlic powder and cayenne.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add bell pepper, zucchini, corn, red wine vinegar and soy sauce. Cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add tomato sauce and paste, cooking until vegetables are softened. Spoon onto rolls to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 292 g

Amount per serving
Calories 370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 14%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Total Sugars 16g
Includes 9g Added Sugars 16%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 3g
Protein 22g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 222.3mg 15%
Iron 5.1mg 30%
Potassium 765mg 15%
Vitamin A 27.5mcg 4%
Vitamin C 30mg 35%
Vitamin E 1.7mg 15%
Vitamin K 6.9mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.3mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 57.8mcg 14%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.8mcg 4%
Chloride 34.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 59.1mg 4%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 27.2mg 6%
Zinc 0.4mg 0%
Selenium 1.1mcg 2%
Copper 0.2mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.8mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tempeh (organic Soybeans, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Starter Culture (rhizopus Oligosporus)), Tomato Sauce (tomato Concentrate (water, Tomato Paste), Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Citric Acid, Natural Flavors, Dried Bell Pepper), Whole Grain Wheat Hamburger Rolls (100% Whole Wheat Flour, Wheat Flour (enriched With Barley Malt , Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Yeast, Wheat Gluten, Contains 2% Or Less Of Each Of The Following: Soybean Oil, Corn Starch, Salt, Dough Conditioners (datem), Calcium Sulfate, Calcium Propionate (to Retard Spoilage), Guar Gum, Soy Lecithin, Wheat Bran), Zucchini Squash, Green Bell Pepper, Onion, Whole Corn, Tomato Paste, Brown Sugar, Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Red Wine Vinegar, Olive Oil, Garlic Powder.

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