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Served on top of whole wheat bread or buns of your choice, these vegan lentil Sloppy Joes with a zesty sauce are a great option for a simple dinner.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 sandwiches
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Ingredients

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

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  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; add onion and saute for 2 minutes. Add celery; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in thyme, oregano, parsley, chili powder, paprika, and pepper until vegetables are evenly coated.

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  • Stir in lentils until evenly coated. Add water, tomatoes, and tomato paste; mix well. Stir in yellow and brown mustards, Worcestershire sauce, chile paste, and maple syrup. Cover and simmer over low heat until lentils are tender, 35 to 45 minutes.

  • Serve each sandwich open faced on a slice of bread topped with avocado.

Cook's Note:

You can use brown or green lentils, and any bread or bun you like.

Nutrition Facts

328 calories; protein 14.1g; carbohydrates 44.9g; fat 11.4g; sodium 629.9mg. Full Nutrition
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