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Sloppy Joe Sliders

sloppy_joeRecipe by Deirdre Imus
So quick, so easy for those days when the family is on the go but wants that comfort food- but made healthy! 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1 Bag meatless crumbles- I use Quorn meatless grounds, you can also use tempeh or other meatless veggie choices
1 Tablespoon of organic turmeric powder
1 Organic yellow onion
1 Tablespoon of organic virgin cold pressed olive oil
1 Jar Arrabbiata sauce (any brand that you like) or a basic pasta sauce
Organic slider buns

 

Directions:

1. Dice the onion, put in a pan with olive oil and saute' for 5 minutes.

2. Add the meatless crumbles, stir and cook.

3. Add the turmeric and then the sauce stirring everything together and cook on medium heat for about 5 more minutes or until desired.

4. Heat the slider buns in the oven at 300 degrees for 5 minutes.

5. Pull buns out of oven and spoon the Sloppy Joe meatless mix over the bun and serve hot. Voila !!  Super easy!

Serves: 4-5

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minute meal

Health Benefits:

Turmeric: a deep yellow orange color, nicknamed the Indian saffron. It’s been used in traditional medicine in India and China for thousands of years. Turmeric gives mustard it’s bright yellow color- used extensively in Ayurvedic medicine.

The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, shown to produce anti-inflammatory effects.

Turmeric has been found to be beneficial in various conditions such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, liver disease, heart disease and even alzheimer’s.

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