Healthier Sloppy Joes II

Healthier Sloppy Joes II

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"This healthier version of sloppy joes includes more veggies and real garlic. Be sure to serve on whole wheat buns!"
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40 m servings 252 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 14.3 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 411 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir beef, onion, green bell pepper, carrots, and garlic until beef is browned, about 10 minutes. Drain off liquids.
  2. Stir in mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar and mix thoroughly. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce has thickened, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Sloppy Joes II.


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I ran the onion, red pepper, carrots and garlic through the food processor to get a fine chop before sauteing it. I wanted a little smokier flavor, I used half ketchup/half barbecue sauce. This ...

I like sneaking extra veggies in dinner. I should have chopped the carrots much smaller, but my husband and I didn't mind. Children would have. These burgers had a slightly spicy taste. I also l...

Very good! My family loved this recipe. I'm going to make one again!

Instead of using ground beef I used ground turkey

Love it...always use peppers, not green...Made it many times for family and parties. 5 stars...adjust ingredients to taste...drain all fat...add water for consistency. Great

Loved it and a great way to sneak in veggies. I chopped the carrots too big the first time and it was a little dry for my taste, so the second time around I used the slap chopper thing we have t...

I adjusted for I had ingredients I had on hand. I use ground turkey, a whole red pepper, a whole small white onion, & a whole small Purple Onion. And as I increase the veggies quite a bit, I had...

Hubby liked it better than the famous can version, and he's picky-er than my kids! Will use this from now on!!

I love this recipe! I have made it multiple times. I add more veggies - I use 2 small green peppers, 1 red pepper, 1/2 of an onion and 4 carrots and times all ingredients in the sauce (ketchup...

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