Vegan Sloppy Joe Sweet Potatoes
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4 Servings
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, washed & scrubbed
  • 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill textured vegetable protein, dry
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 1 cup of tomato sauce *
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp worsterschier sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork and wrap each individually in a wet paper towel, set aside.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine 1 cup TVP with 1 cup of water and cover with plastic wrap.
  3. Microwave both potatoes and TVP for 5-6 minutes. Remove TVP and continue cooking sweet potatoes for an additional 3-4 minutes, until soft.
  4. In a large skillet sauté onion, celery, garlic and water for ~2 minutes, until translucent.
  5. Add in tomato sauce, brown sugar, chili powder, red pepper flakes, and worsterchire, stirrin until combined.
  6. Add in TVP, cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes. Season with a dash of salt and pepper.
  7. Slice sweet potatoes lengthwise, creating a pocket. Stuff each potato with ¼ of the TVP mixture.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!
*Can also sub ½ cup ketchup + ½ cup water for tomato sauce
Extra TVP can be added to this recipe to increase protein content, if desired
Nutrition Information
Calories: 240 Fat: 0.4 Carbohydrates: 44.1 Protein: 15.5
Recipe by Colleen Christensen Nutrition at