This is a excellent super easy Sloppy Joe recipe that is made with Lentils so it is Vegetarian, Vegan, Healthy, or whatever you call it! ;) Lentils are a great source of protein and iron, high in fiber but low in fat! We love Lentils at our house!
Crock Pot Sloppy Joes made with Lentils
2 cups Green/Brown Lentils
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 green bell pepper and/or 2 jalapenos, chopped
Place the ingredients above all in a crock pot and cook on high for about 3 hours or until Lentils are done.
1-2 Tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons mustard powder
2 Tablespoons Molasses
4 Tablespoons Sucanat
3 teaspoons Real Salt
3 teaspoons Vegetable Broth Powder
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can (6oz.) tomato paste
2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
Cook for at least one more hour, may uncover crock pot while cooking the last hour to help thicken more. Spoon onto whole grain buns or bread. It's also good with some Cheezy Sauce.