Sweet & Tangy Sloppy Joes

Makes 4 Servings      |      Download PDF


Oregon Beef Council INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1 medium yellow, green or red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) regular or reduced-sodium spicy 100% vegetable juice
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole or honey wheat hamburger buns or Kaiser rolls, split

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SWEET & TANGY SLOPPY JOES

  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 occassionally.
  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.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION FOR SWEET & TANGY SLOPPY JOES

Nutrition information per serving: 331 calories; 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat); 65 mg cholesterol; 563 mg sodium; 43 g carbohydrate; 4.9 g fiber; 27 g protein; 7.2 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 4.6 mg iron; 39.2 mcg selenium; 6.3 mg zinc; 93.5 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.

Nutrition information per serving, using reduced sodium vegetable juice: 332 calories; 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat); 65 mg cholesterol; 391 mg sodium; 43 g carbohydrate; 4.9 g fiber; 27 g protein; 7.2 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 4.4 mg iron; 39.2 mcg selenium; 6.3 mg zinc; 93.5 mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.

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