Sloppy Giuseppes (Italian Sloppy Joes) - MW
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- 2 lb
- lean ground beef
- 2 lb
- italian sausage, no casings (sweet or hot - your choice)
- 12 oz
- frozen bell pepper/onion blend
- 2 clove
- garlic, minced (or 2 tsp pre-minced)
- 2 can(s)
- (14 oz) stewed or diced tomatoes with garlic, olive oil & italian spices
- 4 c
- pasta sauce
- 6 oz
- tomato paste
- sandwich buns
We also think it tastes even better the next day after everything has "married" overnight. It reheats beautifully, and I have even frozen portions to use with pasta.
Use 2 cups diced bell peppers and 1 cup chopped onion in place of the frozen ones. This is also easily suited to preferences - we love onions, so I add more.
I use home canned tomatoes when possible, since I include onion, peppers and italian spices when I'm canning.
Pasta sauce - any flavor will do, I usually use one with onion/garlic that's chunky.