Sloppy Joe's Recipe

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Sloppy Joe's

Teresa Perret

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@TCPerret

My parents used to make wonderful Sloppy Joes and it was often my choice for birthday dinners. No one remembers the "recipe" which was never written down, but I think I've gotten pretty close to the comfort food I remember so fondly from childhood.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 small
red onion
1/2
red bell pepper
3
large celery stalks
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 lb
ground beef
2 clove
garlic
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp
all purpose flour
1 can(s)
diced tomatos
2 can(s)
dark red kidney beans
1 Tbsp
chile powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
dried thyme
1/4 tsp
italian seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop the onions, peppers, and celery and cook over medium heat in the vegetable oil just until they begin to brown. Push to the side of the pan.
2
Break the ground beef into 1 inch pieces and add to the pan. Sprinkle it with salt and pepper to taste, the thyme, and a few pinches of the chile powder and cumin. Cook until browned and drain the oil. Add the garlic and cook for a few minutes, don't brown the garlic. Sprinkle with the flour and gelntly stir it in so it won't clump when you add the liquid.
3
Drain the beans, and add them to the pan with the tomatos and the rest of the seasoning. Simmer over low heat about 10-15 minutes until the juice thickens.
4
Serve open faced over onion hamburger buns with a green salad and potato chips.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids