Really Sloppy Joes-Open Faced

Lou Kostura

By
@lkostura

I just couldn't do meat and sauce so this is my version of Sloppy Joe's. It is always a big hit with whoever I make it for. I always hear "I've never had sloppy joe's like this before.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb
ground beef (95% lean)
1 medium
yellow onion- diced
1 large
green bell pepper- diced
1 lb
crimini mushrooms –sliced
5 stick
celery- sliced across 3/8”
1 medium
pasilla pepper- diced
3
bay leaves (fresh if available)
15oz can(s)
yellow corn
15oz can(s)
diced tomato
15oz can(s)
stewed tomato
15oz can(s)
tomato sauce
3/4 c
dark brown sugar
4 clove
garlic-minced
1 Tbsp
dried oregano
2 Tbsp
smoked paprika
2 Tbsp
dried basil
1 tsp
black pepper coarse grind
1 tsp
kosher flake salt
6-8
onion rolls
4 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
corn starch
pickled jalapeno slices (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown beef in olive oil
2
Add remaining ingredients except for jalapeno, and corn starch
3
Cook 1 hour at simmer
4
Thicken to desired consistency as this is really a very wet sloppy joe with 2 tablespoons of corn starch and 2 tablespoons of water mixed into a slurry.
5
Sprinkle with Jalapeno Slices to taste

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy