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Vegan Lentil Quinoa Sloppy Joes

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time5 hrsTotal Time5 hrs 5 mins

Vegan lentil quinoa slow cooker sloppy joes are a delicious alternative to the typical beef sloppy joes. Simply dump in a crockpot and go!

 1.50 cups brown lentils
 32 oz vegetable broth
 15 oz can tomato sauce
 ½ yellow onion, chopped
 1 cup baby carrots, chopped
 ½ cup quinoa
 ½ tbsp minced garlic
 1 ½ tbsp dijon mustard
 2 tbsp tabasco sauce
 2 tbsp maple syrup (agave nectar or honey work)
 1 tbsp chili powder
 1 tsp paprika
 salt and pepper to taste
 1 tsp cumin (optional)

Chop onions and carrots up into small pieces


Dump everything into slow cooker (or instant pot - use slow cooker setting)


Cook for 5-6 hours (you'll need to test the lentils to ensure they're not too tender) 5 hours


Once they're soft, serve hot on your favorite buns!


These reheat super well so a great option for vegan meal prep!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%

Dietary Fiber 10g40%
Sugars 6.1g
Protein 9.6g20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.