Monday, November 24, 2008

Sloppy Joes

Ever have Sloppy Joes that didn't come from a powdered packet? Well, I hadn't until I had these.
This recipe comes from the Everyday Food: Great Food Fast cookbook. It only takes slightly more effort than opening up a packet. But, tastes so much better.

The effort part involves dicing 1 medium onion, 1/2 a red bell pepper, 1 stalk of celery, and 2 cloves of garlic.

Next, heat 1 tablespoon of canola oil in a large skillet.

Add the diced veggies & saute for about 7 minutes,

or until they are soft.

Add 1 pound of ground beef,

break up with a spatula,

and saute until cooked through.

Stir in a 15 ounce can of tomato sauce,

1/4 cup ketchup & 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil, and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until thickened.

Serve on a soft hamburger roll.


mamalizza said...

yummmmmmmmmmmm. might be my next parsley thief recipe!

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