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Lentil Sloppy Joes

  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan

Description

Our favorite high-protein sandwich! BL asks for this one weekly! Filled with vegetables and yummy lentils.


  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Sandwich
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1 cup minced white onion
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes (canned is fine)
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar (or maple syrup)
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (or more/less to taste)
  • Hamburger buns and optional toppings.

Instructions

  1. Rinse lentils thoroughly and add to a saucepan with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30-35 minutes until soft.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the onion, carrot and bell pepper and cook until translucent and soft. Stir in the chili powder, cooked lentils and chopped tomatoes.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the ketchup, brown sugar, tomato paste, Dijon mustard and apple cider vinegar. Season to taste with salt and set aside.
  4. Add to the lentil mixture and simmer until hot and thickened, about 10 minutes.
  5. Serve on hamburger buns with whatever toppings you’d like!

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