Important Update: Calorie Count will be shutting down on March 15th. Please click here to read the announcement. Data export is available.

Healthy Sloppy Joes Recipe

Looking for an easy Healthy Sloppy Joes recipe? Learn how to make Healthy Sloppy Joes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by spotthecat1

Makes 8 servings



Our updated Sloppy Joe takes lean ground beef and adds chopped cremini mushrooms and diced fresh plum tomatoes, all in a zesty sauce. Served on a whole-wheat bun, it?s a hearty dinner sandwich that will please adults and kids alike. (from lifescript.com: http://www.lifescript.com/Body/Food/Recipes/EatingWell/E/EatingWell_Sloppy_Joes.aspx?utm_campaign=2010-09-13-60299&utm_source=healthy-advantage&utm_medium=email&utm_content=healthy-recipes_EatingWell%20Sloppy%20Joes&FromNL=1&sc_date=20100913T000000)

Recipe Ingredients for Healthy Sloppy Joes

12 oz. ground beef, very lean
1 large onion, finely diced
2 cups finely chopped cremini mushrooms, (about 4 ounces)
5 plum tomatoes, diced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup chili sauce, such as Heinz
1/4 cup ketchup
8 whole-wheat hamburger buns, toasted if desired

Recipe Directions for Healthy Sloppy Joes

  1. Crumble beef into a large nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat until it starts to sizzle, about 1 minute. Add onion and mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until the vegetables are soft and the moisture has evaporated, 8 to 10 minutes.

  2. Add tomatoes and flour; stir to combine. Stir in water, vinegar, chili sauce and ketchup and bring to a simmer, stirring often. Reduce heat to a low simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is thickened and the onion is very tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve warm on buns.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
222
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
38mg
13%
Sodium
443mg
18%
Potassium
581mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
28.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.1g
16%
Sugars
9.1g
Protein
18.0g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 6% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement