Turkey and Lentil Sloppy Joes
Serving Size:6|Prep Time:35minutes|Cook Time:30minutes

  1. Place lentils in a bowl, cover with water and soak for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Brown turkey in a large skillet, then add onion and garlic and cook briefly until softened. Add the soaked lentils and remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer for about 25 minutes or until the liquid is reduced to a juicy, slightly thick consistency.
  3. Serve atop a toasted bun (open-face style).
Cooking Tip
  1. Toasting the bun improves the texture. Toast one in a dry cast iron or non-stick skillet, under a broiler, or in a toaster oven.
Chef’s Narrative
This recipe is both nutritious and delicious, and did we mention fast and kid-friendly too!
Recipe Substitutions
To make gluten-free, replace wheat bun with whole-grain gluten-free bun.
  • ¾cupred lentils
  • 12ounceslean ground turkey
  • 1large onion, diced, about 1 ½ cups
  • 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 2cupswater
  • 1, 6-ounce can of tomato paste
  • 1, 14.5-ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 2teaspoonscoconut aminos
  • 2tablespoonschili powder
  • 1teaspoonWorcestershire sauce
  • 4 to 5dasheshot sauce, optional
  • 3whole-grain buns, each side toasted

AllergensWheat, Fish