Recipes and Cooking BBQ Veggie Joes 3.4 (15) 4 Reviews The king of meat sandwiches makes a scrumptiously satisfying vegetarian cameo with tender vegetables, legumes, and grains. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 9, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Slow Cook Time: 3 hrs Total Time: 3 hrs 15 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup chopped carrots (2 medium) ⅔ cup brown lentils, rinsed and drained ⅔ cup uncooked regular brown rice ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar 2 tablespoon yellow mustard ½ teaspoon salt 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ - ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 14.5 ounce cans vegetable broth or chicken broth 1 8 ounce package portobello mushrooms, chopped 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce 2 tablespoon cider vinegar 8 French-style rolls or whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted Assorted toppers, such as chopped tomato, coarsely shredded iceberg lettuce, or red onion slices (optional) Directions In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine carrots, lentils, uncooked brown rice, onion, brown sugar, mustard, salt, garlic, and cayenne pepper. Stir in broth. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Stir in mushrooms, tomato sauce, and vinegar. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 30 minutes more. To serve, use a slotted spoon to spoon meat mixture onto bun bottoms. If desired, add desired toppers. Cover with bun tops. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 277 Calories 2g Fat 54g Carbs 11g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 277 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Sodium 1081mg 47% Total Carbohydrate 54g 20% Total Sugars 13g Protein 11g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 141.4mg 11% Iron 3.6mg 20% Potassium 579mg 12% Folate, total 96.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.