Sloppy Joe burger

A light and tasty interpretation of the American burger classic.


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 325 / Protein 10g / Carbohydr. 55g / Fat 6g

Ingredients (4 servings)

4burger rolls (vegan)
400 gcarrots (medium)
1bell pepper (red)
100 gtinned sweet corn
100 gcherry tomatoes
250 mlvegetable stock
100 gtomato paste
10basil leaves
80 glamb’s lettuce
1 clovegarlic
1 tspground cumin
1 tspsugar
vegetable oil for frying


potato peeler, food processor or mincer, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, 2 large frying pans

Wine Tip

Riesling late harvest wine, dry, 2009
This mineral driven wine, with its fruity bouquet, goes very well with this vegetarian version of the classic American burger. The crisp, elegant finish works well in combination with the spicy tones.

Step 1

Sloppy Joe burger

Peel the carrots, cut into walnut-sized pieces, and work into a rough paste with the food processor.

potato peeler, food processor or mincer, cutting board, knife

400 g carrots

Step 2

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Finely chop garlic. Cut onion, pepper, and eggplant into small cubes.

cutting board, knife

1 clove garlic / 1 onion / 1 bell pepper / 0.5 eggplant

Step 3

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Sauté garlic, onion, and carrots in some vegetable oil. Add pepper and eggplant and fry for 3 -5 min. Season generously with salt and pepper. Add tomato paste and continue to sauté for an additional 1 – 2 min.

large frying pan, cooking spoon

100 g tomato paste / vegetable oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 4

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Deglaze the vegetables with the stock, and bring to a boil with a closed lid for approx 10 -15 min. until a pulp forms.

250 ml vegetable stock

Step 5

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Slice basil into fine strips. Halve cherry tomatoes.

cutting board, knife

10 basil leaves / 100 g cherry tomatoes

Step 6

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Add cherry tomatoes and corn to the cooked vegetables, and briefly return to a boil. Next, season with cumin, sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir in basil.

100 g tinned sweet corn / 1 tsp ground cumin / 1 tsp sugar / salt / pepper

Step 7

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Toast burger rolls on both sides in a pan. Put lettuce on the bottom half of the burger roll, place the vegetable mixture on top, and then add the top burger bun.

large frying pan

4 burger rolls / 80 g lamb’s lettuce