Sloppy Vegetarian Joe : Sloppy Vegetarian Burger

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Sloppy Vegetarian Joe : Sloppy Vegetarian Burger

The Flex Cook Show : Episode 24

Pav Bhaji Modification

Sloppy Vegetarian Joe : Sloppy Vegetarian Burger

This is a healthier alternative to the traditional sloppy joe. In this version, vegetables replace the meat and the combination of spices adds loads of flavor and satisfaction. I find that mini potato rolls go really well with this sloppy joe, but you can use your preferred bread choice. It is a sloppy vegetable sandwich.

It is a Pav Bhaji Mod Dish for the Western Palate.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

2 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
2 Tbsp. extra light olive oil
1 medium sweet onion, peeled and diced
1 medium tomato, diced
1 cup fresh peas or frozen peas, thawed
½ tsp. ground cumin
½ tsp. ground coriander
¼ tsp. red chili powder
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. salt or salt to taste
½ tsp. fresh lime or lemon juice
¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

12 mini potato rolls, toasted

Garnish:
¼ cup diced onions for topping
¼ cup sliced grape tomatoes for topping

In a small saucepan, boil enough water to cover the potatoes, add the potatoes. Cook until tender. Discard the water and mash potatoes, set aside.

Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, heat the oil. Add onion and sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the tomato and peas and cook for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low, add the mashed potato, cumin, coriander, red chili powder and sugar, mix until all the ingredients are well blended. Cook for 5 minutes. Turn off heat. Add salt, lime juice and cilantro. Mix well. Scoop 1/4 cup of the Vegetarian Sloppy Joe onto each roll, top with onions and sliced tomatoes and serve.

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Comments

Nasima A says:

You have great recipes that I've never thought of cooking and they're healthy! Thank you and keep the recipes coming!

Badruddoza Raafie says:

Great recepie!! We want more nice recepies from you!!

TheFlexCook says:

This dish is similar to something I tried in India so I decided not to include tomato sauce. I also felt it would make it a little soggy. Hope that helps.

TheFlexCook says:

I've never tried it with sweet potatoes so go ahead and give it a try. I think it will taste a little different but should be ok. Happy cooking!

HalalSister says:

I'm curious why you didn't use tomato sauce to give it a more sloppy joe feel?

HalalSister says:

Could we use sweet potatoes?

TheFlexCook says:

Sure, you can use corn instead of peas. I recommend using fresh corn (use frozen if you can't get fresh). Thanks for sharing!

STAN ILIKETHEWOK says:

Colorful and appetizing!! Thx so much for this recipe.

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