Vegan Sloppy Joes
Vegan Sloppy Joes
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Hearty, flavorful Vegan Sloppy Joes made with fresh, simple ingredients, naturally sweetened, and they require just 30 minutes! Savory, smoky, perfectly sweet - a delicious plant-based meal!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups (480 ml) water (I used 1 cup water, 1 cup vegetable broth)
    • 1 cup (192 g) green lentils, well rinsed
    • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive or grape seed oil
    • 1/2 white or yellow onion (55 g), minced (plus more for serving)
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbsp or 6 g)
    • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced (60 g)
    • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
    • 1 15-ounce (425 g) can tomato sauce*
    • 1-2 Tbsp (12-24 g) coconut sugar, plus more to taste
    • 1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) vegan-friendly Worcestershire sauce* (like this brand)
    • 1-2 tsp chili powder, plus more to taste
    • 1 tsp ground cumin, plus more to taste
    • optional: pinch smoked or regular paprika
    • Gluten-free or whole-wheat hamburger buns*

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 6419 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 78 g 119.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 53.4%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 123567 mg 5148.61%
    • Calcium: 3685 mg 368.52%
    • Potassium: 77789 mg 2222.55%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 252 mg 1400.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 1413 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 397 g 1589.2%
    • Sugar: 929 g
    • Protein: 323 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 30 g
    • Vitamin A 2276.22%
    • Vitamin C 3062.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables275
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total107 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq