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Sloppy Joes

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Categories: Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

Making this spicy blend of ground meat and tomato sauce is almost as easy as opening a can of commercial sloppy Joe sauce - plus it tastes deliciously homemade!

Serves: Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup Heinz Light Harvest Ketchup or any reduced-sodium ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon pourable Sugar Twin or Sprinkle Sweet
  • 6 reduced-calorie hamburger buns

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Directions:

  1. In a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, brown meat, onion, and green pepper. Stir in ketchup and water. Bring mixture to a boil.
  2. Add vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and Sugar Twin. Mix well to combine.
  3. Lower heat and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. For each sandwich, spoon about 1/2 cup filling between two halves of a hamburger bun.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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