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Vegetarian Sloppy Joe

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"My son had one and halfway through the second sandwich he said, 'There's no meat in this!' and finished eating the sandwich. Serve over rice, potatoes, bread, or any other grain."
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45 m servings 232
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until soft and browned, about 10 minutes. Add lentils, tomatoes, barbeque sauce, ketchup, miso paste, shiitake mushrooms, allspice, and garlic; cook and stir until flavors combine and mixture thickens, 20 to 25 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute another type of dried mushrooms for the shiitakes if preferred.
  • Add hot sauce or ground cayenne pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 232 calories; 4.5 41.7 9.9 0 1024 Full nutrition

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These were pretty good. I used Jack Daniel's Habanero BBQ sauce so it had some yee haw to it. I left out the mushrooms and used less garlic. Thank you for the recipe.