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Sloppy BBQ Joes

Rounding up the gang for dinner is a breeze when these are on the menu. Barbecue sauce and spicy chili beans bring a taste of the ol’ West to your home on the range.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
small onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1
cup barbecue sauce
1
can (15 oz) spicy chili beans, undrained
12
sandwich buns, split
3/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in barbecue sauce and chili beans. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  • 3 Spoon mixture onto bottoms of buns; sprinkle with cheese. Top with tops of buns.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in barbecue sauce and chili beans. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  • 3 Spoon mixture onto bottoms of buns; sprinkle with cheese. Top with tops of buns.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make ahead, cook the barbecue mixture, and let cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate up to 4 days. To reheat, bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.

Serve with slices of fresh watermelon.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
570
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1490mg
1490%;
Total Carbohydrate
73g
73%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.