Sweet & Sloppy Joes

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Sweet and Sloppy Joes
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Sweet & Sloppy Joes

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

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 bun plus 3/4 c Sloppy Joes

  • 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

Directions

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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Evenly place beef mixture on bottom half of each bun; close sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts

Sweet & Sloppy Joes

CaloriesCalories

341 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

30g Per Serving

FiberFiber

5g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 341
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
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 499 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 30 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 starch, 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff.

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

Nutrition Facts

Sweet & Sloppy Joes

CaloriesCalories

341 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

30g Per Serving

FiberFiber

5g Per Serving
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Calories 341
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
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 499 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 30 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 starch, 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 bun plus 3/4 c Sloppy Joes

  • 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

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.


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