Mommy's Sloppy Joes Recipe

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Submitted by prinzessin_naseimbuch

Makes 12 servings



My mother's version of ground beef sloppy joes. Serve over biscuits, mashed or baked potatoes. Ground beef can be substituted with different lean/fat ration beef or ground turkey.

Recipe Ingredients for Mommy's Sloppy Joes

3 pounds ground beef, 90% lean, 10% fat
2 cups yellow onion, diced
1/2 tablespoon sea salt
1/2 tablespoon black pepper
12 ounces tomato paste
24 ounces water
12 ounces distilled vinegar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Recipe Directions for Mommy's Sloppy Joes

  1. Brown beef in large pot over medium-high heat.

  2. Add diced onion, salt and pepper, and continue frizzling beef.

  3. Stir in tomato paste and 12 oz of water.

  4. Stir in vinegar.

  5. Add brown sugar. Stir.

  6. Let cook over medium-high heat 15 minutes uncovered adding rest of water, stirring occasionally.

  7. Turn heat down to low, add paprika, stir.

  8. Let simmer 10 minutes, uncovered.

  9. Mixture should be somewhat soupy....stew thickness.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 252.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
272
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
342mg
14%
Potassium
806mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
13.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
10.2g
Protein
35.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 4% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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