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Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes

 Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes
Sloppy Joes are a favorite of adults and kids. I deviated from the traditional recipe by adding a little Southwestern spiciness. —Geraldine Saucier, Albuquerque, New Mexico
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 6 hamburger buns, split
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat for 6-8
  • minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up beef into
  • crumbles; drain. Add garlic; cook 1-2 minutes longer. Stir in the
  • ketchup, chilies, broth, chili sauce and seasonings. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring
  • occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, spread cut sides of buns with butter. Place on baking
  • sheets, buttered side up. Broil 4-in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes
  • or until toasted. Serve beef mixture in buns. Yield: 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 354 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 1,187 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.