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Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes. A health-i-fied vegan, gluten free version of a classic! Quick, easy, meatless weeknight dinner. showmetheyummy.com
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Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes Recipe

Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes. A health-i-fied vegan, gluten free version of a classic! Quick, easy, meatless weeknight dinner. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot, lentils, vegan
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 442kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Equipment

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Ingredients

Instant Pot Lentil Sloppy Joes

  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 1 carrot peeled and diced
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 tablepsoons Worcestershire sauce make sure this is vegan and gluten free
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt + more, to taste
  • 1 (1 pound) bag green/brown lentils

For Serving

  • buns
  • ketchup
  • mustard
  • pickles

Instructions

  • Spray Instant Pot with cooking spray and hit the SAUTÉ button.
  • Once the Instant Pot say HOT, add in onion, pepper, and carrot.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes.
  • Turn the Instant Pot OFF.
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients (water - lentils) and stir to combine.
  • Cover and lock the lid (make sure the steam releasing handle is pointing to sealing).
  • Cook on MANUAL, HIGH pressure for 12 minutes*.
  • Once finished, let the Instant Pot release pressure naturally; this takes about 15 minutes.
  • Serve on buns with pickles, mustard, and ketchup!
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Notes

*It DOES take longer than 12 minutes, because the Instant Pot needs to come to pressure, cook for 12 minutes, and then naturally release.
**Nutritional information is just for the filling.

Nutrition

Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 955mg | Potassium: 1412mg | Fiber: 37g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3055IU | Vitamin C: 23.3mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 10mg