Rating: 4 stars
8 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 5 star values: 2

We replace half the meat with nutty-hearty canned chickpeas, saving money and saturated fat. While many sloppy joe recipes are very sweet, this version has just a touch of brown sugar and is capped off with crunchy bread-and-butter pickles. Serve with apples or grapes for an easy side.$5.72 for six servings

Ann Taylor Pittman
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2015

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 sandwich)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes or until almost tender.

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  • Add sirloin; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in chili powder, sugar, and salt; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  • Add 1/4 cup water and tomato sauce; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes or until thickened.

  • Place chickpeas in a bowl; partially mash with a fork or potato masher. Stir chickpeas into sirloin mixture.

  • Spoon about 1/2 cup sirloin mixture onto bottom half of each bun; top each with 3 pickle chips and top half of bun.

Nutrition Facts

323 calories; fat 8.8g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 16g; carbohydrates 47g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 25mg; iron 3mg; sodium 559mg; calcium 104mg.
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