Cajun Spiced Smoky Vegan Sloppy Joes
Cajun Spiced Smoky Vegan Sloppy Joes
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Smoky Vegan Sloppy Joes with Cajun Spices. Easy Red Lentil Carrot Zucchini Sloppy mix. Serve between soft buns, dinner rolls, pita pockets or tacos. Vegan Nut-free Recipe. Soy free option. Easily Gluten-free.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup red lentils quick cooking re/orange/pink lentils, masoor dal
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 tsp oil
    • 4 cloves garlic minced
    • 1/2 medium onion chopped
    • 1 small green bell pepper chopped
    • 1 cup shredded carrots
    • 1 medium zucchini shredded
    • 2 tsp smoked paprika or use half sweet and half smoked paprika
    • 1/4 tsp or more cayenne I use about 1/2 tsp
    • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/4 tsp onion powder
    • 1/2 to 1 tsp dried oregano
    • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
    • 1/2 tsp chipotle pepper or cumin for smokier flavor optional and a good pinch of allspice (optional)
    • 2 tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce or use 2 tsp soy sauce (coconut aminos for soyfree, 1 tsp apple cider vinegar, 1/2 tsp tamarind paste, 1 tsp molasses and sugar to taste)
    • 3 oz tomato paste
    • 1/4 cup ketchup
    • 3/4 tsp salt
    • sugar or maple if needed
    • a dash of lemon
    • Other flavor additions: 1 to 2 tsp soy sauce or bbq sauce, or hot sauce
    • Soft Dinner Rolls or Burger Buns or use gluten-free tortillas
    • lettuce or greens
    • sliced onions or coleslaw

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 288 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 4.28%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.21%
    • Sodium: 736 mg 30.65%
    • Calcium: 64 mg 6.35%
    • Potassium: 938 mg 26.8%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.32%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 56 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 59.3%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 141.49%
    • Vitamin C 80.04%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq