So-Easy Sloppy Joes
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
- 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 6 sandwich buns, split
- Fresh arugula, optional
- In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Serve on buns. Top meat with arugula.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled meat mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary. Serve on buns with arugula.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 478 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 918mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.
Jan 29, 2016
These are really good. Love that the recipe uses rotel for a bit of kick.
Jun 11, 2015
Very quick and easy to make. The taste is a little too tomato-ey, but definitely a good option when you need a quick meal.
Oct 31, 2013
Made these for Halloween and everyone loved them! I doubled the recipe, still turned out great. Also I added Worchestire (spellling) sauce.
Jan 6, 2013
My family LOVES this. All I add is a slice of cheese for my picky 5 and 8 year old boys and they eat it up! We eat this a minimum of twice a month... sometimes more if we are pressed for time. We usually use beef but occasionally use ground turkey instead.
Sep 30, 2011
This is not something i normally like. I always go ick if my family asks for sloppy joes. However that will no longer be the case. I wil be using this recipe from now on. It is WONDERFUL !!! Nice, fresh, flavorful taste ! thank you taste of home !
Aug 16, 2011
Packed with flavor! I doubled the recipe and froze half of it for a future meal.~ Theresa
Jul 19, 2011
awesome and easy to make. I'd make again
Jun 25, 2011
too much salt !
Jun 24, 2011
a little too sweet for us with both the capsup and brown sugar. All my gound beef tries always include diced onion, some green peppers and diced celery. I do like the addition of the spicey mustard.
Mar 12, 2011
I had high hopes for this one but it was very blah. I even added another 1/4 tsp. of salt but it still wasn't enough. Maybe it'll taste better warmed up.