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Sloppy Joes

Becky Luigart-Stayner

Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
Kids and adults alike love this little sweet-savory sloppy joes recipe. Keep the meat mixture warm in a slow cooker set on low. Carrots and vegetable chips make great sides.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3/4 pound ground round
  • 2 cups no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 (1 1/2-ounce) rolls, split

Nutrition Information

  • calories 202
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 10.2 g
  • carbohydrate 27 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 19 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 392 mg
  • calcium 68 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add first 3 ingredients; cook until beef is browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in tomato sauce and next 8 ingredients (tomato sauce through black pepper); reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon 1/4 cup beef mixture over bottom half of each bun. Cover with top halves.

Cook's Notes

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