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cauliflower sloppy joes
Sloppy Cauliflower Joes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Picky eaters? Sneak in one of these insanely yummy Sloppy Cauliflower Joes - they'll never know they're eating veggies!
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Chuck Underwood
Ingredients
Cauliflower 'Meat'
  • 1/2 head Cauliflower (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 4 oz Mushrooms (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts (chopped)
  • 2 Tbs Soy Sauce (low sodium)
Sloppy Joes
  • 1/2 Onion (diced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 4 oz Green Chiles (diced)
  • 2 cups "Cauliflower Meat Mixture" (see above)
  • 1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes (15oz, drained)
  • 3/4 cup Ketchup
  • 3 Tbs Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Yellow Mustard
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Wine Vinegar
Instructions
  1. Saute onion, bell pepper, and green chilis until softened.
  2. Using a Food Processor, pulse mushrooms until finely chopped.
  3. Add chopped mushrooms to a large bowl.
  4. Repeat with the Walnuts, and then the Cauliflower
  5. Mix all 'meat' ingredients together and stir in the Soy Sauce
  6. Add 2 cups of this mixture to your sautéed veggies and stir well.
  7. Store remaining Cauliflower mixture for another recipe.
  8. Add in Tomatoes, Ketchup, Brown Sugar, and all the spices and stir well
  9. Heat until thickened and serve