Braised Red Cabbage Lentil Sloppy Joes
  • CourseMain Dishes
  • CuisineKid-Friendly, Vegetarian
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
85minutes
Servings Prep Time
8servings 10minutes
Cook Time
85minutes
Ingredients
  • 1head red cabbagecored and diced small
  • 1/2 cup yellow oniondiced
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2cup brown lentils
  • 1tbsp dark chili powder
  • 114 oz can diced tomatoes in juice
  • 3cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 3tbsp brown sugar
  • 2tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2tbsp tomato paste
  • 8 whole grain hamburger buns
Instructions
  1. In a braising pan, saute cabbage and onions in olive oil for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add the lentils, chili powder, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, brown sugar, soy sauce, mustard, worcestershire sauce, and tomato paste. Simmer on low for 1 hour until lentils are tender and mixture has thickened.
  3. If you made the day before, reheat at 165 degrees for 5 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes

The mixture is best made one day ahead, cooled, and reheated to 165 degrees for 5 minutes before serving.