Lentil Sloppy Joe's. Vegan. Gluten Free.
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  • 2 tbl of olive oil or whatever oil you prefer, neutral flavor
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, green
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded or not depending on your spice preference
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of lentils (red and French, green, equally or a combination of the two)
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 cups of roasted tomatoes (or one 28 oz can of fire roasted)
  • 1 6 oz can of tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp Liquid Aminos
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbl of liquid smoke
  • 2 tbl apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbl maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp of smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  1. Turn your Instant Pot on the Sauté option and allow to heat.
  2. Add your olive oil.
  3. Once hot, add your onions and green pepper, sauté for 4 minutes or so.
  4. Add your garlic and jalapeño and stir for an additional 1 minute.
  5. Turn your machine to off.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients to your Instant Pot.
  7. Stir to combine.
  8. Place the lid on, locking the top.
  9. Vent to the closed position.
  10. Turn on with the manual button and set for 16 minutes.
  11. The machine will automatically start cooking once the pressure is achieved.
  12. Allow to naturally release.
  13. Taste test and adjust seasonings as needed.
  14. Serve on rolls, over noodles or however you prefer.
  15. Freezes nicely in an airtight container for up to 30 days.
  16. Refrigerate for up to 1 week.
Recipe by Knead to Cook at http://kneadtocook.com/lentil-sloppy-joes-vegan-gluten-free/