Sloppy Lennies

Ever since I ran across this recipe for sloppy lennies on the [amazing] Vegan Lunch Box blog, I've been dying to try it. When Andrew got me the Vegan Lunch Box cookbook for Christmas, it was all the more inspiration. Last night, I rolled up my sleeves, dragged tits over a hot stove, and prevailed.

Sloppy lennies are vegetarianized version of sloppy joes. Basically, you replace the meat with lentils, and tada!, you've got goodness. As it turns out, the VLB cookbook didn't have the recipe. I had to track back through the blog's archives to come up with this recipe. But in looking through the cookbook, I came across a great idea for a side dish: tater tots. Again, there was no recipe for those, just the suggestion to buy some from your grocer's organic frozen foods section. Since I am not one to contest authority, off I went.

Verdict (as Mrs. Shmoo would put it): The tater tots were a hit. The sloppy lennies were pretty good. I had to unveganize them with a slice of american cheese (and maybe some dried milk powder in the english muffins), but I still took down two of them (with plenty left for leftovers). 3.5 stars.
Friday February 9 2007File under: food, links

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on Fri 09th Feb, 2007 11:41 am PST Saxtor said:
Awesome! Sloppy lennies are the goods. I liked the format too...5 stars!
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on Fri 09th Feb, 2007 01:31 pm PST jenelveeta said:
What do you call children of dictators?
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on Fri 09th Feb, 2007 01:31 pm PST jenelveeta said:
Dictator tots.
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on Fri 09th Feb, 2007 01:31 pm PST said:
leftovers, huh?
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on Thu 15th Feb, 2007 04:00 am UTC Andrew said:
Big Gulps huh?
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