Sloppy Joes Italiano

5
Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

When I started making this dish, I had no idea what I wanted to do, or where it would end up, but one of those wonderful things happened and it turned out delicious. I immediately thought of a Sloppy Joe when I tasted it, but I had used some Italian seasonings, and therefore it had those flavors as well. So what else could I do...my Italian Sloppy Joe was born.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 lb
    italian sausage or ground beef
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 4
    basil leaves, minced
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 can(s)
    (15 oz)diced tomatoes w/oregano, basil, and garlic, no salt added
  • OR USE THIS MEAT SAUCE RECIPE: HTTP://WWW.JUSTAPINCH.COM/RECIPES/MAIN-COURSE/MAIN-COURSE-PORK/GARDEN-FRESH-PASTA-SAUCE-WITH-ITALIAN-SAUSAGE.HTML

  • ·
    french bread-see link below
  • ·
    provolone cheese or mozzarella

How to Make Sloppy Joes Italiano

Step-by-Step

  1. I chopped the carrots, onion, and garlic separately in my food processor and added them to a large skillet with about 1 tbs. of olive oil. I also added the ground beef and allowed the veggies to cook down and the beef to come to a light brown.
  2. Then I added the two cans of diced tomatoes, and the seasonings and simmer another 30 min. I poured the mixture in a colander and allow the juice to drain.
  3. I then made this french bread.
    Heavenly garlic bread
    Once the bread was done, I added the meat, mushrooms and cheese and popped in the micro just long enough to melt the cheese.

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About Sloppy Joes Italiano

Course/Dish: Other Sauces Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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