Sweet & Tangy Sloppy Joes
  • 30
  • Makes 4 servings.
  • Sandwich

Beefy 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 Beef. It's What's For Dinner. recipe is certified by the American Heart Association®.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1 cup chopped yellow, green or red bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 can or bottle (12 ounces) 100% vegetable juice
  • 2 tablespoon lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

Instructions

  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.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  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.


  • Test Kitchen Tips Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Nutrition Information

353 Calories; 7.7g Total Fat; 2.9g Saturated Fat; 2.7g Monounsaturated Fat; 76mg Cholesterol; 493mg Sodium; 41g Total carbohydrate; 30g Protein; 4.6mg Iron; 8.2mg Niacin; 0.6mg Vitamin B6; 108.6mg Choline; 2.4mcg Vitamin B12; 7.1mg Zinc; 40mcg Selenium; 5g Fiber.341 Calories; 7.7g Total Fat; 2.9g Saturated Fat; 1.3g Polyunsaturated Fat; 2.7g Monounsaturated Fat; 0.1g Trans Fat; 76mg Cholesterol; 499mg Sodium; 838mg Potassium; 38g Total carbohydrate; 30g Protein; 4.6mg Iron; 8.2mg Niacin; 0.6mg Vitamin B6; 94.6mg Choline; 2.4mcg Vitamin B12; 7.1mg Zinc; 40mcg Selenium; 5.1g Fiber.