Rating: 4.5 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 0
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Quick, vegetarian alternative to traditional sloppy joes. Eat on english muffins or rolls with or without cheese.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heal oil in a deep skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion, green bell pepper, and garlic until until tender, about 10 minutes. Add water, ketchup, brown mustard, soy sauce, barbeque sauce, maple syrup, sriracha hot sauce, thyme, and cayenne pepper to onion mixture; bring to a boil.

  • Reduce heat to medium and simmer until sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir lentils into sauce and simmer until lentils are warmed, about 5 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Feel free to make a roux with some flour if it doesn't thicken to your liking.

Nutrition Facts

168 calories; protein 7.8g; carbohydrates 29.5g; fat 3.2g; sodium 900.7mg. Full Nutrition