Sweet and Easy Sloppy Joes

Enjoy these tasty beef sandwiches for a hearty dinner - ready in just 15 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/4
cup chopped green bell pepper
3
tablespoons chopped onion
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
3/4
cup ketchup
1
tablespoon maple-flavored syrup or brown sugar
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
4
whole-wheat burger buns, split

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef, bell pepper, onion and garlic powder over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in ketchup, syrup and Worcestershire sauce. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 2 minutes. Spoon mixture into buns.
  • 1 In 8-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef, bell pepper, onion and garlic powder over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir in ketchup, syrup and Worcestershire sauce. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 2 minutes. Spoon mixture into buns.

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Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
800mg
800%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
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; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.