Lentil Sloppy Joe with Lettuce Wrap

Nov 3, 2020


Welcome to Cell-U-Rite Naturals USA, your trusted source for high-quality food and supplements. In this recipe, we present a delightful twist on the classic Sloppy Joe sandwich by using lentils and lettuce wraps. Our Lentil Sloppy Joe with Lettuce Wrap is not only a healthier alternative but also packed with flavors that will leave you craving for more. Let's dive into the details of this mouthwatering recipe!


  • 1 cup dried brown lentils
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 can (14 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head of lettuce for wraps
  • Optional toppings: diced tomatoes, chopped onions, avocado slices


  1. Rinse the lentils under cold water and drain.
  2. In a large pot, sauté the diced onion, minced garlic, bell pepper, and grated carrot until softened.
  3. Add the lentils, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, smoked paprika, and chili powder to the pot.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and stir well to combine.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender and the sauce has thickened.
  6. While the lentil mixture is simmering, carefully separate the lettuce leaves and wash them.
  7. Once the lentils are cooked, spoon the mixture onto the lettuce leaves, wrap them up, and secure with toothpicks if needed.
  8. Serve your Lentil Sloppy Joe lettuce wraps with your favorite toppings, such as diced tomatoes, chopped onions, or avocado slices.

Health Benefits

Our Lentil Sloppy Joe with Lettuce Wrap recipe offers a range of health benefits:

1. High in Fiber

Lentils are an excellent source of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion and helps maintain a healthy weight. The high fiber content promotes a feeling of fullness, reducing the likelihood of overeating.

2. Plant-Based Protein

As a plant-based recipe, Lentil Sloppy Joe provides a rich source of protein without the saturated fat found in traditional meat-based Sloppy Joes. It is suitable for vegans, vegetarians, and those looking to reduce their meat consumption.

3. Rich in Vitamins and Minerals

Lentils are packed with essential vitamins and minerals, including iron, folate, potassium, and magnesium. These nutrients support overall health, boost energy levels, and contribute to healthy skin and hair.

4. Low in Fat and Cholesterol

Unlike traditional Sloppy Joes made with ground beef, our Lentil Sloppy Joe recipe is low in fat and cholesterol-free. This makes it a heart-healthy option that doesn't compromise on taste.

5. Versatile and Delicious

Our recipe not only provides numerous health benefits but also delivers an explosion of flavors. The combination of lentils, tomatoes, spices, and fresh lettuce creates a satisfying and flavorful meal suitable for any occasion.


At Cell-U-Rite Naturals USA, we believe in offering nutritious and delicious recipes that promote a healthy lifestyle. Our Lentil Sloppy Joe with Lettuce Wrap is an excellent example of how you can enjoy a classic dish without sacrificing health or taste. Try this recipe today and experience a new twist on Sloppy Joes that your whole family will love!

Kenneth Delalcazar
Yum! Can't wait to try this healthy twist on a classic!
Nov 8, 2023