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!"

Ingredients 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 252 cals

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Nutrition

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  • 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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  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.
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  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Sloppy Joes II.
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Sarah Jo
10/1/2012

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.

Cathy
7/28/2012

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

Paula
8/15/2012

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.