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Sloppy Joes

Serves

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5

Cost/Serving

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$.95

Serving Size: 1/2 cup meat and 1 bun

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine ground beef, onion, celery, and pepper in a medium skillet. Add water.
  2. Cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes. Stir as needed. Cook until beef mixture reaches at least 160°F.
  3. Put ground beef mixture in a colander set over a bowl. Pat mixture with paper towels and rinse with warm water to remove fat.*
  4. Return to skillet. Add ketchup, mustard, and sugar. Heat 5-10 minutes on low heat.
  5. Toast buns in an oven broiler, toaster oven, or skillet. To use a skillet, spread buns with margarine and place face side down in skillet. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes.
  6. Prepare sandwiches by putting 1/2 cup of meat mixture on bottom of each bun and cover with top of bun.

Tips

*Do not pour grease down the drain. Let grease harden, then put it in the trash.

Use ground beef with a fat percentage you can afford. Some fat will be removed when beef is rinsed with water.

Use diced or grated carrots in place of one of the vegetables.

Make sloppy joe mixture ahead and freeze for a quick meal.

Substituting tomato sauce for the ketchup reduces the sodium to 420 mg.

Nutrition Facts

5 Servings Per Container
Serving Size: 1/2 cup meat and 1 bun

Amount Per Serving

Calories 300


 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
17%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0.5g
 
Cholesterol 60mg
20%
Sodium 450mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates 29g
10%
Dietary Fiber 4g
16%
Total Sugars 8g
 
Added Sugars
NA*
Protein 23g
 

Vitamin D 0mcg
0%
Calcium 69mg
5%
Iron 3mg
17%
Potassium 521mg
11%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently avaliable for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.