BBQ Lentil Sloppy Joes on Ciabatta Bread
Makes 3-4 Servings
2 cups cooked green lentils
1/2 cup bbq sauce
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped carrot
1 loaf ciabatta bread
Heat a medium skillet and spray with non stick oil. Add the chopped onion, carrots and 1/4 cup of bbq sauce to the pan. Sauté on medium for 4-5 minutes.
Add the lentils, ketchup and the rest of the bbq sauce to the pan. Sauté for 3-5 more minutes.
Slice the ciabatta bread into thick pieces lengthwise. Optional toast the bread in the oven by bringing it to a high broil.
Smear vegan butter over the top of the bread. Set the slices on the oven rack and broil for 3-4 minutes until the edges are crispy and golden.
Scoop the lentils on top of the bread and serve with sauerkraut, shredded cabbage or lettuce.