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EntréEs  VeGetAriAn Sloppy JoeS

               A childhood classic, made with tempeh instead of beef. For those with a fatty liver,
               eating soy protein may help alleviate some of the symptoms of fatty liver disease.*

               Preparation time 5 minutes ■ 30 minutes cooking time
               Adapted from

               Ingredients for 4 servings               Heat a large pan over medium heat, add oil and
                                                        onion cooking until translucent, about 4-5
               2 Tbsp vegetable oil                     minutes.
               1/2 large onion, minced
               16 ounces packaged tempeh                Crumble the tempeh into the pan and cook, while
                                                        stirring, until golden brown.
               1 green bell pepper, minced
               2 cloves garlic, minced                  Once tempeh is golden, add the pepper and garlic,
               1/2 cup tomato sauce                     cooking another 2-3 minutes.
               1 Tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce
               1 Tbsp honey                             Stir in the remaining ingredients (except the buns)
               1 Tbsp blackstrap molasses               and simmer 10-15 minutes.
               1/4 tsp celery seed                      Spoon hot Sloppy Joe mixture onto the lightly
               1/4 tsp ground cumin                     toasted hamburger buns and serve.
               1/4 tsp salt
               1/2 tsp ground coriander
               1/2 tsp dried thyme
               1/2 tsp dried oregano
               1/2 tsp paprika
               1 pinch ground black pepper
               Four lightly toasted gluten-free
                   hamburger buns

               *Soy protein alleviates symptoms
               of fatty liver disease, study suggests
               – University of Illinois researchers
               have shown how soy protein could
               significantly reduce fat accumulation
               and triglycerides in the livers of obese
               patients by partially restoring the
               function of a key signaling pathway
               in the organ.

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