Friday, August 28, 2009

Sloppy Lentils

This is a great recipe.  The flavor is just like traditional sloppy joes except made with lentils. These are great for lunch or dinner or just by the spoonful! -Kristin

3 c. water
1 c. lentils, rinsed
salt to taste

1 c. chopped onions
3 T. olive oil
15 oz. can diced tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
1/2 c. ketchup
1 t. dry mustard powder
1 T. chili powder
3-5 T. brown sugar
1 dash Worcestershire sauce
2 T. BBQ sauce
salt and pepper to taste

Hamburg buns or rolls

  • Combine water, lentils and salt in saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes until lentils are tender. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, cook onions in the olive oil until they are translucent; about 4 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients and simmer for 5-10 minutes until thickened.
  • Stir in the lentils.
  • Serve on buns.

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