MyNutriCounter / Lentil Sloppy Joes in Plantain Buns



600g/21oz plantain, peeled

300g/10.5oz cooked lentils

50g/2oz onion, chopped

100g/3.5oz bell pepper, chopped

25g/1oz garlic, minced

250ml/8.5fl oz tomato sauce

15ml/0.5fl oz maple syrup

0.5 tsp. chilli powder

1 tsp. cumin powder

1 tsp. smoked paprika

0.25 tsp. black pepper

0.5 tsp. salt

30ml/1fl oz olive oil


1.Heat olive oil in a pan.

2.Sautee onions, bell pepper, and garlic for 2 minutes.

3.Add tomato sauce, maple syrup, chilli powder, paprika, cumin, pepper, and salt. Simmer for 5 minutes.

4.Cut plantain into 6 inch pieces and split in half crosswise. Flatten each half by pressing with the side of a knife.

5.Pan-fry for about 2 minutes per side.

6.Assemble the sandwiches.



Update Message: An alternative sandwich that’s full of fibre due to the plantain and lentils.

Tags: dinner, vegetarian, recipes, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, lunch, Mains

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