Quick lunch alert! These simple sloppy Joes can be thrown together in mere minutes using ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry. Fluffy quinoa and protein-packed lentils are combined with sweet, spicy barbecue sauce and spices. Serve your sandwich on your favorite bread with vegan cheese or try it with slaw and dairy-free sour cream.

Quinoa Lentil Sloppy Joes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

1

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Ingredients

  • About 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 15-ounce can lentils
  • 4 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder (optional)
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Vegan cheese, for topping
  • Buns of choice (gluten-free if needed)
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Preparation

  1. Heat beans and quinoa to your preference, then combine with barbecue sauce, tomato paste, and spices.
  2. Serve on buns with vegan cheese.
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