Instant Pot BBQ Lentils
This recipe will remind you of those yummy Sloppy Joe's mom used to make.
-2 pounds dry brown lentils
sorted & rinsed
-2 large onions
-3-15 oz. cans no salt added diced tomatoes
-fresh spinach leaves
torn into small pieces, as desired
Mairead's BBQ Sauce
Napa Valley Naturals Grand Reserve Balsamic Vinegar
Place lentils in Instant Pot and add water to 10 cup mark.
-Add diced onion.
-Put lid on Instant Pot with valve in sealing position.
-Press Bean/Chili function and set timer to 18 minutes.
-Allow natural pressure release.
-Make BBQ Sauce while lentils are cooking.
-Drain lentils/onions when done and pressure is released.
-Place lentils/onions back in Instant Pot to keep warm.
-Add tomatoes, spinach to your liking and BBQ Sauce.
-Stir until well mixed.
-Serve as is, wrapped in lettuce leaves or over potatoes, rice, quinoa or non-starchy veggies. Or serve with whole grain or sprouted buns.
Recipe created by JOANNA BURRIS LACKEY