Lentil Sloppy Joes

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Daphne2002

A grown-up version to the sloppy joe

Top Review by Trixyinaz

Mixed feelings on this one, which is why I only gave it 4 stars. Coworker and DH both said it was a little on the bland side and average. They felt it could have used more "spicy" spices to liven it up a bit. They both, however, agreed that the Lentils were very tasty in it and gave the sloppy Joes a unique texture. I personally thought it was wonderful every which way and around. FYI - I used ground turkey instead of beef and still felt it turned out great. If you are into a more spicy sloppy Joe, you will need to add more seasonings. If you aren't and want more of a mild sloppy Joe, make this meal 'as-is'. I love the lentils in it. I never would have added them on my own (not a big lentil fan), but they were great!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook beef, onions, and garlic in large skillet over medium heat until no longer pink.
  2. Drain.
  3. Add water, tomato sauce, lentils, ketchup, vinegar, mustard and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 60-70 minutes till lentils are tender.
  6. Serve on buns.

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