Sweet & Sloppy Joes

Ingredients icon 7 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings (1 hamburger bun plus 3/4 cup Sloppy Joe beef mixture)
Time icon 30 minutes

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 tablespoons lightly packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

Preparation

  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.

  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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 341 calories; 7.7 g fat (2.9 g saturated fat; 2.7 g monounsaturated fat); 76 mg cholesterol; 499 mg sodium; 38 g carbohydrate; 5.1 g fiber; 30 g protein; 8.2 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.6 mg iron; 40.0 mcg selenium; 7.1 mg zinc; 94.6 mg choline. Trans fat 0.1g; polyunsaturated fat 1.3g; potassium 838mg; added sugar 1.5 teaspoons.

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