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Zesty Pizza Subs - 50 Servings

Zesty Pizza Subs
Zesty Pizza Subs
Photo courtesy John Borge
This recipe comes from Northern Pulse Growers; “The Power of Pulses” recipe book


5 lb. lean ground beef

1 ¾ c. dry lentils, cooked to package directions (approx. 5 c. cooked)

3 Tbsp. Italian seasoning

3 tsp. pepper

8 - 15 oz. cans low-sodium pizza sauce

6 ¼ c. shredded low-sodium mozzarella cheese

50 - 6” whole-wheat subs


Brown the ground beef, set aside. Boil lentils until tender, approximately 25 to 30 minutes, drain. In a large cooking pot, combine ground beef, cooked lentils, Italian seasoning, pepper and pizza sauce, heat through on medium heat or warm in 350 F oven. Serve on a whole wheat sub, top with 1 ½ tablespoons of cheese.

Makes 50 servings.

Per serving (1 sandwich): 350 calories, 9 grams (g) of fat, 43 g carbohydrate, 23 g protein, 7 g fiber and 460 mg sodium.

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