open face sloppy joes on italian bread

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By Jamie Franks
from Lake Milton, OH

This is like a sloppy joes except you eat it with a fork and do not pick up. This recipe is usually very messy and I found a way to enjoy without the mess. I serve mine with cheese under the meat or on top. We also like a few drops of mustard on the top.

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For open face sloppy joes on italian bread

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 lb
    bulk ground chicken (white meat)
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped and green pepper and 2 stalks of celery chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
    dry mustard,
  • 1 tsp
    salt, pepper and oregano
  • 16 OZ can
    tomato sauce
  • 1 c
    ketchup ( your choice)
  • 2 Tbsp
    worestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    vinegar (apple cider)
  • 1 tsp
    hot paprika and 1 t. fresh garlic
  • 1
    loaf of french bread (sliced)
  • cheese of your choice

How To Make open face sloppy joes on italian bread

  • 1
    In large stock pot Brown meat with vegetables drain if necessary. Stir in remaining ingredients Bring to a rolling boil. Then add to crockpot, .cook on low for 6 hours.
  • 2
    Stir once in awhile. Once done serve this on thick sliced French bread. Sometimes I put the cheese under the meat and othe times I put the cheese on top, its your choice