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Sloppy Joes with Corn

Sloppy Joes with Corn
Photo: Beau Gustafson; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield

6 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Serve a meal that reheats beautifully and is guaranteed to have kids crowding around the dinner table. Corn kernels add a dash of color and texture for a playful spin on this classic.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (6-ounce) can no salt-added tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no salt-added corn, rinsed and drained
  • 6 (1 1/2-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 338
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 7.5 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 1.7 g
  • protein 31.7 g
  • carbohydrate 40 g
  • fiber 6.2 g
  • cholesterol 61 mg
  • iron 4.1 mg
  • sodium 638 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Add meat to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in tomato paste; cook 2 minutes. Add chili powder, cumin, salt, and broth. Reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn; cook for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  2. Spoon about 1 cup meat mixture on bottom half of each hamburger bun; cover with top half of each bun.

Cook's Notes

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