BBQ Lentils

Mmmmm, barbecue sandwiches. I think every single family gathering I've ever gone to has had a form of barbecued sandwiches. Smokey, sweet, spicy; barbecue has it all. It was hard when I first thought I'd never be able to enjoy a barbecue sandwich again after going plant based, but oh, I was so wrong! These are the easiest, tastiest sandwich you can make and they are perfect to whip up in your slow-cooker.

BBQ Lentils

BBQ Lentils


Makes about 6 sandwiches

Ingredients

BBQ Lentils

  • 1 cup green lentils (use green not red, red lentils breakdown and get mushy)
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper (any color), diced
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • hamburger style buns
  • red onions, sliced
  • cabbage, shredded
  • dill pickle relish - optional, but my favorite!

Combine

Mix lentils, onions, bell pepper, pepper flakes, water, and barbecue sauce in slow cooker and set to high for about 4 hours.

Add more water and / or barbecue sauce if you'd like it saucier or of a thinner consistency.

Add to buns and top with dill pickle relish, onions, and shredded cabbage.