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Snappy Joes on Texas Toast

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  8 reviews
  • 35 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 15 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Make sloppy joes with pizzazz -- sweet-hot additions served open-faced on fresh-baked bread make them anything but ordinary.

Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Devon Delaney
Princeton, New Jersey

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter, softened
2
tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup chopped fresh chives
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1
tablespoon Crisco® Light Olive Oil
1 1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/2
cup pickled jalapeño chiles, drained, chopped and 2 tablespoons liquid reserved
1
teaspoon ancho chili or chili powder
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ tomato sauce
1/4
cup seedless blackberry jam
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/2
cup sour cream

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix butter, parsley, garlic and 2 tablespoons of the chives; set aside.
  • 2 Bake French loaf as directed on can. Cool 5 minutes; cut into 12 (1-inch) slices. Spread butter mixture on one side of each slice.
  • 3 While bread is baking, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in chiles, reserved chile liquid, chili powder, tomato sauce, jam, mustard, salt and pepper; heat to simmering. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes.
  • 4 For each serving, place 2 bread slices on each plate; top each slice with heaping 1/4 cup beef mixture, dollop of sour cream and some of remaining chives.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix butter, parsley, garlic and 2 tablespoons of the chives; set aside.
  • 2 Bake French loaf as directed on can. Cool 5 minutes; cut into 12 (1-inch) slices. Spread butter mixture on one side of each slice.
  • 3 While bread is baking, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in chiles, reserved chile liquid, chili powder, tomato sauce, jam, mustard, salt and pepper; heat to simmering. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes.
  • 4 For each serving, place 2 bread slices on each plate; top each slice with heaping 1/4 cup beef mixture, dollop of sour cream and some of remaining chives.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
790mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
11g
11%
Protein
27g
27%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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