Diner Sloppy Joes

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 6

A simple, American staple the whole family can get stuck into. Add a dash of spicy chipotle or smoky barbecue sauce to bring some zing

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal499
  • fat20g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs51g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre5g
  • protein26g
  • salt1.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
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  • 2 small red peppers or yellow peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g minced beef
  • 2 x 400ml cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp chipotle or smoky barbecue sauce
  • 4 cheese slices
  • 6 burger buns
  • crispy onions, to serve
  • iceberg lettuce, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan, then fry the onion, pepper and garlic for 8-10 mins until softened. Add the mince, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as you go, and stir until it browns all over. Tip in the tomatoes and chipotle, or barbecue sauce, and add a little seasoning. Simmer for 10-15 mins until the sauce has thickened.

  2. Put the cheese slices on top of the mince and cover with a lid for 2 mins to let it melt into the sauce. Pile into the buns with the crispy onions, and lettuce on the side for scooping up the extra sauce.

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Comments (1)

Soulpanda's picture
3.75

Made this to the T - tasted real fun. Took a while longer to reduce the mix to firm up. We had sides of pickles and mustard and stuff like that, easy feel good food. I did burn the shit out of the onions initially, but after they were such a nice addition to the mountain and a great side snack. Yum

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