Heat 2 Tablespoons of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add bell peppers and onions and cook for 4 minutes. Next add garlic powder, crushed red pepper flakes, tomato sauce, brown sugar, ketchup, soy sauce and a bit of salt and pepper. Cook for an additional 8 minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly, and remove from heat.
Heat 3 Tablespoons of oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Once oil is hot, add in Hungry Planet Beef™ and mix with a spoon to break into crumbles. Cook beef until browned and heated through. Season with a little salt and pepper, and add sauce, water and cook for an additional 6 to 8 minutes.
To serve, spoon 2 to 3 oz of your Sloppiest Joe mixture onto your favorite buns and enjoy.
*Make a smoky and spicy version by adding 1 Tablespoon of chopped chipotles in adobo and fresh cilantro
*Make a Korean style Sloppiest Joe by adding in 2 Tablespoons of Korean red pepper paste, and 2 teaspoons of sesame oil to your sauce. Top with vegan kimchi.