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Meat-Free Mince and Lentil Sloppy Joes

CategoryDifficultyBeginner
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

Ingredients
 1 tsp olive oil
 1 onion, finely chopped
 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
 2 tbsp cold water
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 1 chilli, finely chopped (optional)
 1 tbsp sugar
 1 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
 ½ cup cocktail tomatoes, halved
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 2 tsp ground cumin
 2 tsp smoked paprika
  cup warm water
 1 400 g tin lentils, drained
 Salt and pepper
 8 Hamburger rolls, sliced in half
 180 g red onion, finely chopped
 12 g coriander leaves, finely chopped
 Handful micro herbs

Method

1

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2 Minutes. Add the Mince and fry for 2 Minutes. Whisk the vegan gravy sauce (which comes in a sachet with the Mince) with the cold water and pour it over the mince. Stir in the tomato paste, chill, sugar, tinned tomatoes, cocktail tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, cumin, paprika and water. Simmer for 12-15 minutes until thickened. Stir in the lentils and season to taste.

To Serve
2

Assemble the Sloppy Joes by adding some of the Mince mixture onto the bottom half of each roll. Add a sprinkling of chopped onion, coriander and micro herbs and top it off with the top half of the roll.

TIP: This veggie mince filling also works great in wraps or with nachos. Just add more chilli if you want to give it an extra kick.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 tsp olive oil
 1 onion, finely chopped
 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
 2 tbsp cold water
 2 tbsp tomato paste
 1 chilli, finely chopped (optional)
 1 tbsp sugar
 1 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
 ½ cup cocktail tomatoes, halved
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 2 tsp ground cumin
 2 tsp smoked paprika
  cup warm water
 1 400 g tin lentils, drained
 Salt and pepper
 8 Hamburger rolls, sliced in half
 180 g red onion, finely chopped
 12 g coriander leaves, finely chopped
 Handful micro herbs

Directions

1

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2 Minutes. Add the Mince and fry for 2 Minutes. Whisk the vegan gravy sauce (which comes in a sachet with the Mince) with the cold water and pour it over the mince. Stir in the tomato paste, chill, sugar, tinned tomatoes, cocktail tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, cumin, paprika and water. Simmer for 12-15 minutes until thickened. Stir in the lentils and season to taste.

To Serve
2

Assemble the Sloppy Joes by adding some of the Mince mixture onto the bottom half of each roll. Add a sprinkling of chopped onion, coriander and micro herbs and top it off with the top half of the roll.

TIP: This veggie mince filling also works great in wraps or with nachos. Just add more chilli if you want to give it an extra kick.
Meat-Free Mince and Lentil Sloppy Joes

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