Lentil Sloppy Joe

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Recipe of the Week: Lentil Sloppy Joe

  • 1 cup dried lentils (1 pound)
  • 1 cup dried bulgur (½ pound)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, diced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely diced
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 3 ounces tomato paste
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  1. Cook lentils and bulgur wheat according to package directions until soft.

  2. Heat oil in large skillet. Add the onions, mushrooms, and pepper and saute until soft. Add chili powder, ketchup, and tomato paste and cook through. Add stock and bring to a simmer.

  3. Stir in bulgur and lentils. Adjust seasoning with salt, pepper, and apple cider vinegar. Serve on a whole wheat bun.

Nutrition Goal of the Week: Add lentils to your diet this week. Lentils are high in protein, and low in fat, and packed with folate, iron, phosphorus, potassium and fiber.

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