Sloppy Joe, is a little more refined and effortless. She has pizazz and stands out in a crowd. Unlike her brother she really shows her Southwestern roots but still maintains that traditional flavor you grew up with as a kid. She is mock meat free and relies on cremini mushrooms and black beans to give a hearty and even sloppier bite than Joe has ever been able to bring to the table. Let's face it, Jane was the favorite child.
Cremini mushrooms, black beans, red onions and green chiles slow simmered in a crock pot for 5 hours with hints of sweet and sour flavors. Serve on toasted rolls with sweet potato fries.
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3 garlic cloves
1 carrot, roughly chopped
1 celery stalk, roughly chopped
1 small red onion, roughly chopped
8 oz cremini mushrooms
1-15oz can tomato sauce
1-15oz can black beans, drained
1-4oz can fire roasted green chiles
1/4 cup organic light brown sugar
3 tbl tomato paste
2 tbl apple cider vinegar
1 tbl vegan worcestershire sauce
1 tbl dijon mustard
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp black pepper
4-6 hamburger buns, toasted
Pulse the garlic, carrot, celery, red onion and mushrooms in a food processor into small chunks.
Transfer to a crock pot and add the remaining ingredients. Cook on high for 4 hours then remove the lid and cook one hour more.
Taste and season with salt and pepper.