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Lentil Manwich 1
Lentil Manwiches
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 
For all you guys who loved Manwiches as a kid - this recipe's for you. Forget the beef - Lentils are the new thing - and with this homemade sauce? Pshhhhhh....
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Manwiches
Author: Chuck Underwood
Ingredients
The Filling
  • 3/4 cup Red Bell Pepper (minced)
  • 3/4 cup Green Bell Pepper (minced)
  • 1 small Russet Potato (diced)
  • 1 cup Dried Lentils
  • 2 cups Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
The Sauce
  • 1 can Tomato Paste (6oz)
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup White Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Yellow Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Vegan Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Allspice
  • 1/8 tsp Red Chile Pepper Flakes
  • 1/8 tsp White Pepper
  • 1 pinch Ground Cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbls Cornsartch and 1 Tbls Water for thickener
Instructions
  1. Saute peppers and potato in a little veggie broth until softened
  2. Nope: You could add a little chopped onion too.
  3. Add rinsed lentils and veggie broth and heat to boiling
  4. Reduce heat and partially cover for 45 min
  5. Meanwhile prepare sauce
  6. Add paste, water, corn syrup, vinegar, seasonings, to a small sauce pan
  7. Whisk until mixed thoroughly and heat until bubbly.
  8. Whisk cornstarch and a tablespoon of water to make a slurry
  9. Stir cornstarch slurry into sauce to thicken.
  10. Once lentils have absorbed most of their water, stir in sauce .
  11. Continue heating to desired consistency.