Go Back
+ servings

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Amber Gray
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dairy Free
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cups uncooked lentils
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 ounces mushrooms chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup no-salt-added ketchup
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 whole wheat pitas

Instructions
 

  • Combine lentils and 5 cups of water into large pot, bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cook until 10-15 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion, and peppers and cook stirring occasionally 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, chilli powder, mustard, Worcestershire, ketchup, pumpkin, salt, pepper and lentils. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Microwave pitas on HIGH for 20 seconds. Place filling on one half of each pita and fold in half.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!