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Thai Sloppy Joes

These spicy sandwiches need no garnish to be satisfyingly delicious, but you could add freshness and crunch by topping them with watercress or arugula, a tomato slice, a few fresh basil leaves, and some chopped dry-roasted peanuts.

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These spicy sandwiches need no garnish to be satisfyingly delicious, but you could add freshness and crunch by topping them with watercress or arugula, a tomato slice, a few fresh basil leaves, and some chopped dry-roasted peanuts.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. canola oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 8-oz. pkg. tempeh, crumbled
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 2–3 tsp. Thai red curry paste
  • 4 tsp. light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs. lime juice
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns

Preparation

Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, and sauté 3 to 5 minutes. Add tempeh, and cook 3 minutes, or until beginning to brown. Stir in coconut milk and curry paste. Simmer 10 minutes, or until liquid is mostly absorbed, stirring occasionally. Stir in brown sugar and lime juice. Simmer 2 minutes more.

STORE/SERVE Cool to room temperature, and refrigerate in airtight container up to 5 days, or freeze up to 3 months. If frozen, thaw overnight in refrigerator. Reheat with 1/4 cup water over medium-low heat, and fill each bun with 1/2 cup Sloppy Joe mixture.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 347
  • Carbohydrate Content 40 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 15 g
  • Fiber Content 9 g
  • Protein Content 17 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 4 g
  • Sodium Content 248 mg
  • Sugar Content 10 g