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Canned Lentil Sloppy Joes

The Herbeevore
This Lentil Sloppy Joes with Canned Lentils recipe is a delicious and hearty vegetarian take on classic sloppy joes! Loaded with fresh veggies, herbs, and spices, these delicious lentil sandwiches are smothered in a sweet tomato-ey sauce. This is one low sodium dinner recipe the whole family will love!
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Sandwich
Cuisine American
Servings 8 sandwiches
Calories 160 kcal


  • Large Cooking Pot



  • In a large pan, add the olive oil and onions, and sauté for5 to 6 minutes. Add the garlic and bell pepper and sauté for 4 more minutes until the pepper begins to soften.
  • Add the crushed tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar.
  • Open can of lentils, drain, and rinse under cool water.
  • Add the lentils to the tomato mixture and stir well to combine. Cover and sauté on low what for 15 minutes until peppers are soft. Taste, and add salt and pepper if needed.
  • Toast buns, and add a generous scoop of sloppy joe mixture to the bins. Top with fresh chopped onion and enjoy!


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Calories: 160kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 5gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 242mgPotassium: 143mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 545IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 87mgIron: 2mg
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