Never miss a beat Enter your email to subscribe Subscribe I understand that by providing my email address, I agree to receive emails from UPMC. I understand that I may opt out of receiving such communications at any time. Nutrition Video Recipe: Vegan Sloppy Joe with Jalapeno By UPMC, October 15, 2018 Tired of the same old Sloppy Joe recipes? Mix together mushrooms, walnuts, and spices for all the traditional Sloppy Joe flavors without the ground beef. We spiced up our version with red cabbage and jalapeno toppings for an added kick. Vegan Sloppy Joe Ingredients 1 pound cremini mushrooms, halved 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large sweet onion, diced 1 3/4 cups light beer Kosher salt 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and diced Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 1/4 cup ketchup 3 tablespoons tomato paste 6 whole grain hamburger buns Shredded red cabbage or lettuce, pickled jalapeno and scallions, for serving, optional Instructions Pulse the mushrooms in batches in a food processor until finely chopped. Set aside. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions, 1 tablespoon beer and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring frequently, until the onions are lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the walnuts and peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until the peppers are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Add the mushrooms, 3/4 teaspoon black pepper and chipotle powder and cook, stirring frequently, until the mushrooms are just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add the remaining beer, the ketchup, tomato paste and 1/8 teaspoon salt and cook while stirring until the sauce is the consistency that you like, about 2 minutes. Spoon the mixture onto each bun. Serve with toppings if desired.