Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes #vegetarian #meatless

Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes #vegetarian #meatless

I've regularly utilized quinoa in things like veggie lover bean stews and soups to loan to some degree a meat surface, yet I realized this recipe couldn't be 100% quinoa. Beans are the consistent following stage, however anything like a chickpea or white bean would simply perplex the surface. The best arrangement: lentils.

Lentils have a shockingly substantial feel to them when they're cooked. They have this fascinating quality about them, where they sort of separate as they cook, yet in addition keep their shape simultaneously. Also, they wound up being the ideal plant-based answer for these messy joes.

To add more profundity to the dish, I also included some finely cleaved carrots, onions and mushrooms, all of which help give these messy joes more flavor, yet additionally a greater unpredictability as far as surface.

I needed to ensure the recipe was as easy to make as could reasonably be expected, so I tossed everything in the moderate cooker and let it accomplish its thing. I also chose to utilize vegetable juices rather than water to give them more flavor.

I've presently served them on three events and each time individuals can't accept they don't contain meat. They have that superb tomato-grill season, are flawlessly messy and make the best sandwiches!

Also try our recipe Lentil Soup with Lemon and Turmeric

Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes #vegetarian #meatless

This plant-based adaptation of the all-American exemplary, these lentil messy joes have no different flavor with no of the meat!


  • 1 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 1 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cups brown lentils
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup organic ketchup I used agave sweetened
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch of salt & pepper
  • 3 - 4 cups vegetable broth


  1. Add everything into the slow cooker, starting with 3 cups of broth. Stir to combine, cover and set to high. Cook on high for 2 - 3 hours (or low for 4 - 6). Check and add more liquid as needed.
  2. Serve warm with a bun, biscuit or in a spaghetti squash!

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