Southwest Sloppy Joes
1 lb 90/10 ground beef
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
2 cups frozen pepper & onion mix
3 Tbsp no-salt added tomato paste
1 cup unsalted beef broth
1 Tbsp reduced-sodium Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp corn starch
2 Tbsp cold water
8 whole-wheat hamburger buns
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Heat a large deep skillet over medium-high. Add beef & cook 4-5 minutes, crumbling meat, stirring throughout.
Add chili powder, garlic powder, pepper & onion. Mix well. Cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in tomato paste, broth & Worcestershire sauce & bring to a simmer.
In a small bow, whisk together cornstarch & water. Add to skillet & stir 2-3 minutes, or until sauce thickens.
To serve, top bun with 1/2 cup beef mixture & 2 Tbsp of cheese.
Choose 90/10 ground beef to lower fat and calories in this meal!