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Beth’s Sloppy Lentil Joes

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, Lentils, Sloppy Joes, vegetarian, Veggies
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 710kcal


  • 1 small onion
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cup Lentils, cooked
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 8 medium hamburger buns, whole wheat
  • 1/4 cup slices pickle


  • In a large saute pan over medium high heat place chopped onion, grated carrot, chopped bell pepper, garlic, and 2 tablespoons ketchup.
  • Add teaspoon of oil and about 1 cup of water and cook until onions start to become softened and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add cooked lentils, oregano, 8 tablespoons more ketchup, sugar, salt to taste, Worcestershire and mix together until heated through.
  • Add more ketchup, sugar, salt or pepper to taste and remove from heat. If mixture is too thick, add tablespoon of water and mix in until you reach the desired consistency.
  • Open hamburger bun and scoop 1/3 -1/2  cup bean mixture onto bun half. Top with pickles. Serve while beans are still warm.


Calories: 710kcal | Carbohydrates: 130g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1517mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 26g