Servings: 8 servings
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Ingredients for Sloppy Joes
- 1 pound ground beef
- * medium onion, finely chopped *optional
- * medium bell pepper, grated on box grater or diced fine *optional
- 1 1/4 cups ketchup
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 cup water
- 8 sandwich buns, split
In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, combine beef with bell pepper and onion (if using). Cook until the meat is mostly browned, about 5 minutes. Drain well on paper toweling.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together tomato paste, ketchup, brown sugar, Balsamic vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper.
Add the meat back into the skillet along with sauce mixture and 1/4 cup of water. Stir until evenly coated. Cover and simmer 20 minutes.
Serve atop butter-griddled or toasted sandwich buns.
Serving: 1servings | Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 611mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 223IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 3mg
Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.