This is a kid-friendly recipe with a great name. Sweet bell peppers give it the sweet, and, the sloppy, well, that's the whole sandwich. Who doesn't like to bite into a Sloppy Joe?
This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff
Sweet & Sloppy Joes
Calories341 Per Serving
Protein30g Per Serving
Fiber5g Per Serving
|Total Fat||7.7 g|
|Saturated Fat||2.9 g|
|Trans Fat||0.1 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.3 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.7 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||38 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
2 starch, 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat
1 cup chopped yellow, green or red bell pepper
2 tablespoons lightly packed brown sugar
1 pound ground beef (96% lean)
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns (halved)
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 can or bottle (12 ounces) 100% vegetable juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, bell pepper and onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
Stir in vegetable juice, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 7 to 9 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated and thickens slightly, stirring occasionally.
Evenly place beef mixture on bottom half of each bun; close sandwiches.
This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff.