These saucy ground beef sandwiches are a favorite with kids. Chili powder and hot pepper sauce provide a mild kick to this quick and easy recipe.
- Makes: 6 servings
- Start to Finish: 25 mins
- In a large skillet cook beef, onion, and sweet pepper until meat is brown and vegetables are tender, stirring to break up any meat. Drain off fat.
- Stir tomato sauce, the water, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, and hot pepper sauce into beef mixture in skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve on rolls.
From the Test Kitchen
Prepare as above, except substitute one 14-ounce jar pizza sauce for the tomato sauce, water, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt and hot pepper sauce. Add 1/2 cup chopped pepperoni. Serve on toasted rolls with slices of mozzarella cheese.
Prepare as above, except add 1/2 cup fresh or frozen whole kernel corn and 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce with the tomato sauce. Serve on toasted rolls with slices of cheddar or pepper Jack cheese. (This mixture also makes a great taco filling.)
Prepare as above, except omit ground beef. Cook onion and sweet pepper in 1 tablespoon hot olive oil over medium heat until tender. Add 2 cups cooked brown rice; one 15- to 16-ounce can red kidney beans (rinsed and drained) and 1/2 cup shredded carrot with tomato sauce.
Nutrition Facts (Sloppy Joes)
- Per serving:
- 311 kcal cal.,
- 10 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat,
- 48 mg chol.,
- 632 mg sodium,
- 35 g carb.,
- 2 g fiber,
- 20 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet