Recipe by MakeItHealthy
"This healthier version of sloppy joes includes more veggies and real garlic. Be sure to serve on whole wheat buns!"
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lean ground beef
chopped green bell pepper
carrots, finely chopped
prepared yellow mustard
salt and ground black pepper to taste
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 sloppy joe recipe was okay--it worked for me because it used ingredients on hand and it was quick to make. I served this with ranch jo-jo potatoes and a veggie platter.
Very good! My family loved this recipe. I'm going to make one again!
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 lightened this recipe a bit by using Quorn instead of ground beef.
Instead of using ground beef I used ground turkey
Love it...always use it...red 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 to get it super finely chopped. I increased the ketchup to a full cup to add a little more moisture and I loved it.
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 increased the amount of ketchup used. Next time I think I might use canned diced tomatoes. It was amazing. I loved it.... loved it .....loved it.
OMG this was awesome.. bf said this was a roaring success.. i've never made sloppy joes from scratch before other than maybe adding a can of manwich to some ground beef/turkey when i was a kid.. i was running out of ketchup (reduced sugar Heinz) and used about 1/4 cup and 3 tablespoons of it so i added 2 tablespoons of bbq sauce.. left out the brown sugar since the bbq sauce brings a bit of sweetness anyway.. instead of chopping up everything by hand i just threw it all in my food processor to get it chopped super fine.. can't wait to make this again.. ty for the recipe
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Healthier Sloppy Joes II
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 252
** Calories from Fat: 143
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