Quinoa & Lentil Sloppy Joes
Cook time
Total time
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8-10
  • 1 cup red or black lentils (dry)
  • ½ cup quinoa (dry)
  • ½ cup vegetable broth for sautéing
  • 3 cups of water (or more if needed)
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large carrots, finely chopped
  • ½ red or green pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1½ tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon of hot sauce (or more to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 hamburger buns
  1. Heat the vegetable broth in a large stockpot. Add the onions and carrots and sauté until the onion is soft and translucent. Add the garlic and saute for another minute or two. Now add all the remaining ingredients except the hamburger buns. Stir, bring to boil. Lower the heat and simmer on low heat for 45 minutes to an hour or until the lentils are tender and the sauce is thickened. Add more water if necessary.
  2. Serve in buns.
  3. ** You could also cook this in a slow cooker. Combine all the ingredients in the slow cooker. Add four cups of water instead of three cups. Stir, cover and cook on low for 8 hours
Nutrition Information
Calories: 200 Fat: 3 grams Saturated fat: 0 grams Trans fat: 0 grams Sugar: 6 grams Fiber: 3 grams Protein: 8 grams
Recipe by Ordinary Vegan at https://ordinaryvegan.net/sloppy-joe/