This is the recipe my mother used for sloppy joes and it always gets compliments!
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
- ¾ cup ketchup
- 3 teaspoons brown sugar
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and green pepper; drain off liquids.
Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar; mix thoroughly. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
189 calories; protein 15.1g 30% DV; carbohydrates 11.2g 4% DV; fat 9.4g 14% DV; cholesterol 49.6mg 17% DV; sodium 416.3mg 17% DV.