Flavorful Sloppy Joes Recipe

5 9 14
Flavorful Sloppy Joes Recipe
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Flavorful Sloppy Joes Recipe

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5 9 14
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This savory all-star recipe from Nancy Collins of Clearfield, Pennsylvania makes just enough for two hearty sandwiches. The sauce level is low, making it a “neat” sloppy Joe.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 hamburger buns, split

Directions

In a small skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
Stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Serve on buns. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Flavorful Sloppy Joes in Cooking for 2 Winter 2007, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 379 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1112mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable.

  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 hamburger buns, split
  1. In a small skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Serve on buns. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Flavorful Sloppy Joes in Cooking for 2 Winter 2007, p22

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Lady Fingers User ID: 2682286 269437
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2017

"Great recipe. Not greasy, and it has lots of flavor. I'm sure it could be made with ground chicken, or even TVP."

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 268049
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2017

"Sauce was very tasty. Loved the fact that it is just enough for 2 people."

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emilyandbev User ID: 5976824 241384
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2016

"Made this recipe for my son and his friends. The best I have every made! I added red pepper flakes for an extra zing. Will be sending it to school in my sons lunch box. Yes he still takes his lunch in high school."

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chocoloco User ID: 1876593 144578
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"Family loved it! I added a 1/2 Tablespoon of chili powder! It was great!"

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gavingrma_OH User ID: 361520 144573
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2010

"My husband loved it."

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Dannysngirl User ID: 4510201 93599
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"this is the best sloppy joe I ever ate!"

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mariposa767 User ID: 1061551 98906
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2009

"This recipe lives up to its name... it is very flavorful. My favorite sloppy joe recipe.."

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BHuber User ID: 1733649 160507
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2009

"My favorite sloppy Joe recipe.  Because I like red peppers, I also add some chopped red peppers. It is easy and I think the flavor is great."

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acctnglady User ID: 526254 145007
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2008

"Very easy recipe, and much less "sloppy" than my other recipe. This one is a keeper."

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