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Church Supper Sloppy Joes

 Church Supper Sloppy Joes
My family loves these sloppy joes. I would make them back when I worked in a school lunchroom and heard nothing but compliments.
50 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 7 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 6 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Hamburger buns

Directions

  • In a several large skillets, cook the beef, onion and celery until
  • beef is no longer pink; drain. Add the brown sugar, tomato sauce,
  • vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir in cheese; cook until cheese
  • is melted. Serve on buns. Yield: 50 servings.
Editor's Note: Recipe can be made ahead of time and frozen in batches when serving a crowd.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 125 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 207 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 13 g protein.