lentils

BBQ Lentil Sloppy Joes on Ciabatta Bread

BBQ Lentil Sloppy Joes on Ciabatta Bread

Makes 3-4 Servings

Ingredients

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

Method

  1. 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.

  2. Add the lentils, ketchup and the rest of the bbq sauce to the pan. Sauté for 3-5 more minutes.

  3. Slice the ciabatta bread into thick pieces lengthwise. Optional toast the bread in the oven by bringing it to a high broil.

  4. 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.

  5. Scoop the lentils on top of the bread and serve with sauerkraut, shredded cabbage or lettuce.