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Healthier Sloppy Joes II

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"This healthier version of sloppy joes includes more veggies and real garlic. Be sure to serve on whole wheat buns!"
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40 m servings 252
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir beef, onion, green bell pepper, carrots, and garlic until beef is browned, about 10 minutes. Drain off liquids.
  2. Stir in mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar and mix thoroughly. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce has thickened, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Sloppy Joes II.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 252 calories; 15.8 13 14.3 57 411 Full nutrition

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I ran the onion, red pepper, carrots and garlic through the food processor to get a fine chop before sauteing it. I wanted a little smokier flavor, I used half ketchup/half barbecue sauce. This ...

I like sneaking extra veggies in dinner. I should have chopped the carrots much smaller, but my husband and I didn't mind. Children would have. These burgers had a slightly spicy taste. I also l...

Very good! My family loved this recipe. I'm going to make one again!

Love it...always use peppers, not green...Made it many times for family and parties. 5 stars...adjust ingredients to taste...drain all fat...add water for consistency. Great

Instead of using ground beef I used ground turkey

Fantastic! Super easy and healthy. I used some chilis in adobo sauce to give a kick and added crushed red pepper flakes. Used cabbage instead of bread for fewer calories. Thank you!

I adjusted for I had ingredients I had on hand. I use ground turkey, a whole red pepper, a whole small white onion, & a whole small Purple Onion. And as I increase the veggies quite a bit, I had...

Loved it and a great way to sneak in veggies. I chopped the carrots too big the first time and it was a little dry for my taste, so the second time around I used the slap chopper thing we have t...

Delicious and hubby loved it too! Increased bell pepper, carrot and garlic. Also added chopped celery (same amount as carrot and bell pepper). For the sauce I used ketchup and chilli sauce with...