Lentil Joes Lentil Joes Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- For a change of pace, use lentils as a sandwich filler, such as in Lentil Joes. Julie Kay Oct. 02, 2013 Comments ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Lentil Joes Serves 6 to 8. Recipe is by Julie Kay. 2 cups dried lentils 1 (32-oz.) box chicken broth 1 carrot, peeled and shredded or thinly sliced ½ green bell pepper, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. black pepper 1⁄3 cup barbecue sauce 1. Put lentils into slow cooker. 2. Add chicken broth, carrot , bell pepper, celery, onion, salt and pepper. 3. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours. Stir. Remove from cooker and add barbecue sauce. 4. Spoon on to buns or in pita pockets.