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Spicy Vegan Sloppy Joes

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Spicy Vegan Sloppy Joes

Ingredients:
1 pound cremini mushrooms, halved
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large sweet onion, diced
1 3/4 cups light beer
Kosher salt
1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
1 small green bell pepper, seeded and diced
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
1/4 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons tomato paste
6 whole grain hamburger buns
Shredded red cabbage or lettuce, pickled jalapeno and scallions, for serving, optional

Directions:
Pulse mushrooms in batches in a food processor until finely chopped. Set aside.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, 1 tablespoon beer and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring frequently, until onions are lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

Add walnuts and peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until the peppers are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Add mushrooms, 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, and chipotle powder and cook, stirring frequently, until the mushrooms are just cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Add remaining beer, ketchup, tomato paste, and 1/8 teaspoon salt and cook while stirring until the sauce is the consistency that you like, about 2 minutes. Spoon mixture onto each bun. Serve with toppings if desired.

4 comments

1 SandyToes { 04.26.14 at 12:52 pm }

I love cooking with beer! All the alcohol cooks out, but leaves a nice flavor .
Also, just found out that Guiness is the only beer made from ingredients raised w/o GMO’s. Very good to know!!!
I will make this sometime for my Daughter-In-Love, with Guiness Beer, too see what she thinks of it. Filed this in my Recipes. Since this is my 1st day as a Member. HAPPY!!!

2 Helen { 04.23.14 at 12:47 pm }

I agree about the beer

3 Mr Brouss { 04.21.14 at 6:11 pm }

This sounds like a hearty little meal I will use filtered water and fresh tomatoes and sweet peppers from the food processor to replace the beer.

4 Dixie { 03.31.14 at 4:42 pm }

Sounds good except for the beer…….what could be used instead?

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