Pizza Joes

Italian-style sloppy joes go from stovetop to tabletop in 25 minutes.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
large onion, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
2
cups pizza sauce (from two 15-oz jars or cans)
8
burger buns, split, toasted
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion and bell pepper; cook 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked.
  • 2 Stir in pizza sauce. Reduce heat to medium; simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Fill buns with beef mixture and cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    420mg
    420%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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