A cross between chili and traditional sloppy Joes, you can use ground beef, turkey, pork, or chicken for the meat of these sandwiches. Since you can make the filling in a slow cooker, these sandwiches are super easy to prep and take to a tailgate or party.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Brie Passano

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
slow-cook:
3 hrs 30 mins
total:
3 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 sandwiches
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 10-inch skillet cook ground beef, sweet pepper, and onion over medium heat until meat is browned; drain off fat.

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  • Transfer meat mixture to a 4- to 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in tomato sauce, the water, chili powder, and cumin. Cover and cook on low 3 1/2 to 4 hours or high 2 hours.

  • Fill buns with meat mixture and top with desired toppings.

Nutrition Facts

412 calories; fat 22g; cholesterol 78mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 27g; mono fat 10g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 6g; protein 25g; vitamin a 541.6IU; vitamin c 15.7mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 6.7mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 55mcg; vitamin b12 1.9mcg; sodium 627mg; potassium 549mg; calcium 103mg; iron 4.4mg.
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