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Southwest Sloppy Joes
Quick beef recipes: Southwest Sloppy Joes from ONIE
Southwest Sloppy Joes

Servings:

8

Time:

30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Heat a large deep skillet over medium-high. Add beef & cook 4-5 minutes, crumbling meat, stirring throughout. 
  2. Add chili powder, garlic powder, pepper & onion. Mix well. Cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  3. Stir in tomato paste, broth & Worcestershire sauce & bring to a simmer. 
  4. In a small bow, whisk together cornstarch & water. Add to skillet & stir 2-3 minutes, or until sauce thickens. 
  5. To serve, top bun with 1/2 cup beef mixture & 2 Tbsp of cheese. 

Tips/Notes

Choose 90/10 ground beef to lower fat and calories in this meal!