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Beef sloppy joe

Beef Sloppy Joe

Cowbridge Kitchen

This recipe is great if you are looking to make something a little different with your minced beef. It can be used as an alternative to a bolognese and be served with pasta or as it is intended as a loose meat sandwich filling.

The origins of the Sloppy Joe are not clear , but is thought to have been developed during the depression as a way of making meat stretch further. The Americans certainly know a thing or two about fast food , and this recipe is no exception.

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You can make this recipe in about 50 minutes to an 1 hour
10 mins Prep.
40 min Cooking.
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This is per 250g serving
(Not including the bun)

Calories: 344
Protein: 27g
Fat: 17g
Carbohydrates: 23g
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 17g
Nutritional information Nutrition
You should get 4 to 6 Sloppy Joe buns out of this recipe Table for Two Servings
Easy : A complete novice can make this recipe Chefs hat Difficulty
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This recipe is great to keep warm or hold in a slow cooker, then you can tuck in whenever you want.

As a BBQ dish this is perfect, you can pre-cook it and then keep it warm on the BBQ

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Cost to make:
£6.66/ $8.43(Est.)

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Beef Sloppy Joe Sandwich

The Sloppy Joe is an American loose meat sandwich, also called a Tavern Sandwich. The beef is usually cooked in a Sweet ketchup based sauce.

Sloppy Joes were given many different names, Toasted Deviled Hamburgers, Chopped Meat Sandwiches, Spanish Hamburgers, Hamburg a la Creole, Beef Mironton and Minced Beef Spanish Style.

This Sloppy Joe recipe is a great idea if you are looking for a change from a standard beef burger.

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400 g Minced Beef
Olive Oil
1 Diced Onion
1 Teaspoon of Lazy Garlic
1/2 Tablespoon of Chilli Powder
350 ml Ketchup
100 ml Water
1/2 Tablespoon English Mustard
1 Tablespoon Vinegar
1 Tablespoon Soft Brown Sugar
4 Seeded Burger Buns

Cooking Instructions

  1. Add a splash of Olive Oil to a deep frying pan , then fry off the diced onion and Garlic for a few minutes, until soft.
  2. Next you can add the Minced Beef to the pan and chop it into the onions for a few minutes until well combined. Cook until the meat is brown.
  3. In a separate bowl , mix together the Ketchup , Water , Vinegar , Chilli Powder , Mustard & Brown Sugar. Mix together with a fork.
  4. When the meat is fully cooked , add the sauce to the pan and mix together.
  5. Continue cooking for 15 - 20 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken.
  6. The Longer you let this simmer the thicker the sauce will be.
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Chefs Tips

Once the Sloppy-Joe is cooked you can keep it warm in a Slow-Cooker so that you can come back for more later.

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