Tempeh Sloppy Joes

February 28, 2017

Here's a version of a kid-friendly classic that even vegetarians and vegans can enjoy. Using one of our most popular spices, Ground Cumin, this dish is full of warm, spicy and sweet flavors. Need a simpler recipe? Use our Burger Blast blend. Tempeh can be substituted by any meat or protein. 


1 Tbsp. olive oil
½ cup yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 bell pepper, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, diced
1 cup mushrooms, chopped
1 package tempeh, 8 oz.
1 tsp. Stuart’s Spices Ground Cumin
½ tsp. Stuart’s Spices Cool Chili Seasoning
1 can crushed tomatoes, 15 oz.
Hamburger buns
Salt & pepper to taste


• Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook. Stir until soft and slightly browned, about 4 minutes.
• Add the garlic and both peppers to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally until soft, about 5 minutes.
• Add mushrooms, tempeh, and ground cumin, Cool Chili and the tomatoes. Turn heat down to medium and simmer stirring occasionally for 10-15 minutes, until you reach the desired thickness. Add salt and pepper to taste.
• Remove from heat and ladle onto burger buns.

Serves 2-4.