Asian Beef and Lentil Sloppy Joes

Asian Beef and Lentil Sloppy Joes
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked lentils
  • 1 sweet pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 8 ounce can reducedsodium tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium terikayi sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asian chili paste
  • 6 soft whole wheat rolls
  • 3 scallions, sliced

Make It

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat with nonstick cooking spray and crumble in ground beef. Cook 4 minutes or until beef is no longer pink.

2. Stir in lentils, sweet pepper, garlic, tomato sauce, hoisin, terikayi, vinegar, sugar, ginger and chili paste. Simmer, uncovered, for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Spoon about 2/3 cup beef and lentil mixture into each roll and sprinkle with scallions.

Tip

  • Change up family favorites by serving hamburgers on whole wheat buns and adding lentils to meatloaf and sloppy Joes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 304, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 35, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 44, fiber (g): 8, pro. (g): 21, sodium (mg): 621, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.