Meatless Sloppy Joes

Meatless Sloppy Joes

You won’t miss the meat in this tasty sandwich.

10 min. prep time
8 sandwiches
000 Ratings


2 1/2 cups water
1 cup dried lentils
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
1 medium (1/2 cup) carrot, chopped
1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons country-style Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 whole wheat hamburger buns
16 slices (2 1/4 x 1-inch) Cheddar cheese, each cut in half


Place lentils and water in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over high heat until mixture comes to a boil (3 to 4 minutes). Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook 20 minutes. Stir in onion and carrot. Cover; continue cooking until lentils are tender (15 to 20 minutes). Drain, if necessary.

Stir in tomato paste, water, brown sugar, mustard and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until heated through (3 to 5 minutes). Spoon mixture onto buns; top hot lentil mixture with 2 pieces cheese.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich)

Calories: 320

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 680mg

Carbohydrates: 43g

Dietary Fiber: 7g

Protein: 16g

Recipe #12108©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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