Just in time for Meatless Monday! This meat-free vegetarian BBQ carrot sandwich is satisfying and tasty! Even my husband who eats meat thought this was delicious and filling.
I made my own BBQ sauce for the recipe, but in a pinch, you could use a pre-made BBQ sauce with a little added tomato sauce to thin it out. The texture of the carrots and onions has a nice bite with the sauce – if you’re looking to eat less meat, try out this tasty and inexpensive recipe.
You Will Need: (Makes 4-5 sandwiches)
6 Carrots – Shredded (the longer the threads, the easier it stays together)
1/2 Red Onion – Shredded
4-5 Buns ( I used Hawaiian style because the extra sweetness complements the BBQ flavors well)
One 12 ounce can of tomato sauce
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon clove
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses
How to Prepare
Lightly coat the carrot and onion shreds with olive oil and bake on a cookie sheet for 20 minutes at 375 degrees.
In a saucepan, combine the BBQ ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add in roasted carrots and simmer for another 7-10 minutes until everything is soft.
Serve hot on buns and top with purple cabbage slaw! I tossed the cabbage with lime juice and a little jalapeno flavored olive oil.