- Sloppy Joe Sandwich: Heat oil in skillet set over medium heat; cook mushrooms for 5 to 8 minutes or until slightly browned. Stir in onion, celery, garlic, thyme, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until veggies are slightly softened. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.
- Stir in lentils, tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard and soy sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened.
- Coleslaw: Toss together coleslaw mix, parsley, oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic and salt until well coated. Let stand for 10 minutes.
- Spoon Sloppy Joe mixture over 4 slices of bread. Top with coleslaw; cap with remaining bread.
For a loaded sloppy Joe sandwich, add avocado, pickles and vegan cheese.