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Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"These are a classic Rhode Island treat. So delicious in a soft sub-roll with a little salt on top. My toddler loves to dip chips in it too. This can also be cooked in a slow cooker."
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4 h 20 m servings 352
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; cook the onion in the hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the ground beef, bell peppers, tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and red pepper flakes to the saucepan; stir.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until the peppers are soft and the beef is tender, 4 to 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 352 calories; 19.7 15.3 28.5 92 616 Full nutrition

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I searched for a Dynamites recipe to surprise my husband, who is from Rhode Island. When I found this one, it looked easy enough for an amateur like me to try. It was - easy and fantastic! ...

Some things I wanted to mention: Firstly there is no salt in the recipe, so you'll probably need to add some if you use salt in your cooking. I do, but the older people in my family don't want i...

I personally like celery in my dynamites so I add that, and season my hamburger with salt pepper and garlic powder. Other than that this is a great recipe. Made it several times, serve dynamites...

These were ok, but needed more seasoning to make them 5 star. The kids liked them a lot but the adults thought they needed some more spice to them. Not sure I will make them again since we hav...

We also made dynamites on the farm in Maine in the 1950s and 60s. this one is very similar to ours

3 1 17 ... ... Hadn't heard of Dynamites till now. 'Reminds me of sloppy joe's or "Manwhich" (but much better tasting). I added a half t salt. U...