AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Lentil Sloppy Joes
Yields8 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time55 mins
 1 ½ cups green or brown lentils
 1 tbsp olive oil
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
 ½ cup finely chopped bell pepper
 ½ cup finely chopped white onion
 ½ can (28-ounce) Wholesome Pantry™ organic diced tomatoes
 ¼ cup sweetened with honey reduced sugar tomato ketchup
 2 tbsp dijon mustard
 2 tsp chili powder
 8 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
1

Prepare lentils as label directs.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic, carrot, bell pepper and onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes with their juice, ketchup, mustard, chili powder, lentils, ½ cup water, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and black pepper; cook 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Makes about 5 cups.

3

Toast buns; serve fi lled with lentil mixture.

Chef Tip: Use leftover lentil mixture as a hearty pasta sauce, add to soup or stew, or serve over whole grain toast topped with a poached egg.

Dietitian Tip: Serve with frozen sweet potato fries, and sauteed spinach to make a better-for-you comfort food meal!

Make it Gluten Free: Dependent on using a Gluten Free dijon mustard and buns.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups green or brown lentils
 1 tbsp olive oil
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 1 medium carrot, finely chopped
 ½ cup finely chopped bell pepper
 ½ cup finely chopped white onion
 ½ can (28-ounce) Wholesome Pantry™ organic diced tomatoes
 ¼ cup sweetened with honey reduced sugar tomato ketchup
 2 tbsp dijon mustard
 2 tsp chili powder
 8 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

Directions

1

Prepare lentils as label directs.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic, carrot, bell pepper and onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes with their juice, ketchup, mustard, chili powder, lentils, ½ cup water, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and black pepper; cook 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Makes about 5 cups.

3

Toast buns; serve fi lled with lentil mixture.

Lentil Sloppy Joes
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