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Preparation

  1. Cook lentils according to package instructions. Set aside. 
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, bell pepper, brown sugar, chili powder, cumin & paprika. Sauté for 4-5 minutes until soft & slightly browned. 
  3. Add tomato sauce & worcestershire sauce. Mix well & simmer 5 minutes. Add cooked lentils to the skillet & stir together. 
  4. Serve lentil mixture on a whole-wheat bun topped with shredded cheese!

Tips

Add sliced onion or pickled jalapeños for a flavorful topping!

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Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (236g)
Amount per serving
Calories
370
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
    Saturated Fat 3g 15%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 340mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
    Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
    Total Sugars 13g  
    Includes 4g Added Sugars 8%
Protein 11g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 214mg 15%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 401mg 8%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Includes 4g Added Sugars
8%

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