Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a simple and delicious sandwich. It is inexpensive and heart healthy, this is Chef Deborah's recipe from Vegsource.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to boil in a saucepan.
  2. Add bouillon, sugar, Liquid Smoke (opt), and 1 tsp oil.
  3. Add TVP, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Turn off heat, and let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Drain any excess liquid.
  6. Heat 2 tsps oil in a frying pan.
  7. Add TVP, and saute` until lightly browned.
  8. Cool completely in fridge.
  9. Pack into ziplock freezer bags, and freeze.
  10. Be sure to freeze them flat.
  11. As soon as they are frozen, break the flat blocks into smaller pieces.
  12. Keep them in the freezer, and take out as much or as little as needed.
  13. Place 1/2 of above mixture back in frying pan, add sloppy joe mix and mustard.
  14. Cook over medium 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  15. Serve on buns.
  16. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

This recipe was fantastic! I used 1/4 package stevia for the sugar. Then I used this recipe to make BBQ Sloppy Joe Bake by Denise. It was so good, my DH didn't even ask if it was meat or not. I will use this as a base for other recipes , also, maybe chili, or other casseroles. It made just enough to substitute for 1 lb. ground meat. Thank you for posting, Shannon.

Inklady May 19, 2011

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