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Classic Stove-top Sloppy Joes

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr

This family favourite is a perfect weeknight meal. Serve in the classic style with potato chips and dill pickles, or how about a side salad or veggies and dip to make a better-for-you meal?

 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
 1 pkg (227 g) sliced mushrooms, diced
 1 lb (500 g) Lean Ground Beef
 1 onion, diced
 2 stalks celery, diced 1 sweet green pepper, seeded and finely diced
 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
 ½ tsp (2 mL) pepper
 1 cup (250 mL) tomato sauce
 ⅓ cup (75 mL) tomato paste
 1 tsp (5 mL) granulated sugar (optional)
 8 hamburger buns (soft buns such as brioche)
 Grated or sliced Cheddar or mozzarella cheese
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1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in large skillet or Dutch oven; cook mushrooms, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 8 minutes, until golden brown. Add ground beef, onion, celery, green pepper, garlic, salt and pepper; cook, stirring and using back of spoon to ,break up beef into chunks, for 8 to 10 minutes until meat is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are softened. Drain, if needed.

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2. Stir in tomato sauce and paste; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Taste and add sugar, if needed. Set aside, covered to keep warm.

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3. Place buns cut side up on a baking sheet. Top each bun lid with grated cheese. Broil for 2 to 4 minutes to just melt the cheese and toast bottom buns.

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4. To serve, place bun bottoms onto serving plates, load meat mixture onto each bun and top with bun lid.

Tips
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If you have Sloppy Joe filling left over, it’s great used as a poutine topping or serve over baked potatoes, pasta noodles or in warmed taco shells.

Looking for a great way to add more protein to a salad, try serving leftover Sloppy Joe filling over hearty romaine lettuce.

Nutrition Facts

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