Recipe: Lentil Sloppy Joes

YIELDS | 4 Servings

Sloppy Joe Ingredients

  • 3 finely chopped carrots
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 ½ cups brown or red lentils
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp mustard
  • 1 tsp chile powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 hamburger buns

Slaw Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups shredded cabbage 
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise or vegan alternative
  • ½ Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Preparation

Place all ingredients for the sloppy joes into a slow cooker and mix well. Cover and cook for 3 ½ hours on high. Stir every hour or so, and add water if needed. Combine all slaw ingredients in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate until sloppy joes are ready. Serve sloppy joe mixture on a hamburger bun and top with slaw.

Nutrition Information: 373 calories, 11g fat, 362mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate, 11g fiber, 15g protein

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